Initiative Drive Underway in Nebraska to Legalize Medical Marijuana

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Initiative Drive Underway in Nebraska to Legalize Medical Marijuana

The Nebraska chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) recently began a 188356_117502641658316_3928344_nsignature drive to put the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes to a vote of the people in the state. Advocates have the daunting task of collecting roughly 125,000 valid signatures by May 20th.

Although this will certainly be challenging, Nebraska NORML remains confident, although they’re in need of volunteers willing to help get the measure on the ballot, “If you believe in ending marijuana prohibition in Nebraska, this is the best way you can help”, they stated in a recent call for volunteers, “This is not something to take lightly, we will need 125,000 signatures to get on the ballot, which with a little dedication and enough volunteers can easily be done.”

If the initiative makes it on the ballot, and is passed by voters, qualified patients would be authorized to possess, cultivate and purchase marijuana (through designated safe access points).

Those interested in helping with this effort should contact Nebraska NORML, which they can do by e-mailing, calling 402-953-2053, or messaging them on their Facebook account.

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  • johnnell brayman
    May 24, 2013

    I am interested in helping legalize marijuana! Let me know if there’s anything I can help you do in this effort! Thank you! Johnnell brayman

  • johnny casper
    September 1, 2013

    I am interested in helping on the legalization of pot if there is anything I can do please email me at

  • Marilyn Harker
    September 4, 2013

    Would like medical cannabis to be legal in Nebraska. What can I do to help? Is NORML the only organization in Nebraska at this time putting efforts into legalization? I have been a member of national NORML in the past. The state chapter seems disorganized at best.

  • spenccer
    September 15, 2013

    Yes, I agree as well. Marijuana would help in many ways! I am and will start a ballot! Let’s go medical marijuana users.

  • jayme sauer
    September 21, 2013

    It should be allowed gov’t shouldnt be able to play ‘god’ over something thats been around for centuries.

  • jayme sauer
    September 21, 2013

    It should be allowed goverment shouldnt be allowed to say otherwise we the people shoulda had that free right along time ago. All because they need a tax upon it shouldnt be right so how can i help to make things right.

  • kevin patrick
    October 10, 2013

    Let me know how I can help gather signatures for a ballot measure. I live in Bellevue.

  • mike schneider
    February 19, 2014

    I will help any way I can. it needs to be legalized!! its a wonderful plant god has given us! it soothes the pain and gives us love and not hate.

  • Ethan
    December 18, 2014

    I’ll gladly help any way I can, thank you.

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