Nebraska Judiciary Committee Votes to Legalize Medical Marijuana

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Nebraska Judiciary Committee Votes to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Nebraska’s Judiciary Committee has passed legislation to legalize medical marijuana.

Legislative Bill 622 was passed by the Judiciary Committee with a 6 to 1 vote, with Senator Stebe Halloran casting the sole “No” vote. The measure allows those with a qualifying condition to possess and use marijuana medicines if they receive a recommendation from a physician and become licensed with the state. A system of regulated marijuana dispensaries would be authorized.

Qualifying conditions would include opioid addiction, AIDS, epilepsy, glaucoma, Crohn’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, hepatitis C, lupus, Parkinson’s disease, Lyme disease, spinal cord injury or disease, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety.

Unfortunately the measure doesn’t allow marijuana to be smoked, but does allow it to be consumed through other methods such as vaporizing, pills, tinctures, edibles and topicals (creams and lotions).

Click here for the full text of Legislative Bill 622.

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  • Joe
    March 19, 2017

    Nebraska?? Well sakes alive!

  • Janice Hager
    August 3, 2017

    They can legalize Medical marijuana but they sure the hell can’t Legalize CBD oil my son needs he’s only 16 why would I give him anything with THC in it there is no THC in the oil that’s what I want to give him what the hell.

  • Joseph Preister
    May 21, 2020

    i have epilepsy and marijuana does amazing things to help me not have seizures so it needs to be legalized

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