Major Setback for Medical Marijuana in Nebraska

The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled the proposed medical marijuana legalization question on the state’s ballot is unconstitutional and as such it will not be put to voters this November. The court’s decision came one day before the state’s deadline to include measures on the upcoming ballot. The proposed initiative – [...]

2020-09-25T08:45:56-07:00September 25, 2020|

Nebraska AG Argues Medical Marijuana Legalization Is Unconstitutional

Nebraska's attorney general said that ongoing efforts in the state to establish a legal medical marijuana program would be preempted by federal law, making it unconstitutional. Attorney General Doug Peterson's (R) eight-page opinion concerns medical marijuana legislation introduced in Nebraska at the beginning of the year. While other legal experts [...]

2019-10-02T04:35:20-07:00August 27, 2019|

Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances In Nebraska

A medical cannabis legalization bill advanced out of Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee on Friday, May 10. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Anna Wishart (D), would legalize the use, possession and purchase of specified amounts of cannabis for patients who suffer from one or more qualifying conditions. Following Wishart’s consultations with [...]

2019-05-17T06:03:25-07:00May 21, 2019|

Supreme Court Refuses Major Marijuana Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a lawsuit by officials in Nebraska and Oklahoma that sought to end marijuana legalization in Colorado. The decision, issued in March by a 6-2 vote, is a major victory for the future of cannabis reform in America. The suit had threatened to [...]

2018-09-12T10:59:06-07:00April 9, 2016|

States Will Push Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

Officials in Nebraska and Oklahoma say they will push ahead with a lawsuit seeking to ban retail marijuana in Colorado, even as the Obama administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss the case. Administration lawyers intervened in the suit in December, arguing in a legal filing before the Supreme [...]

2018-09-12T11:05:01-07:00January 5, 2016|

Nebraska Man Busted with Container of Weed Labeled “Not Weed”

There are moments when the stupidity of other people makes us question our collective human intelligence. Take, for example, the arrest of a 21-year-old Nebraska man on marijuana charges in late February. The man, who police didn’t immediately identify, was driving in Lincoln, Neb., when he was pulled over by [...]

2018-09-12T11:13:42-07:00March 4, 2015|
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