Nebraska Senate Votes 44 to 2 to Study Cannabis Oil

photosource420magazineA legislative proposal that would commission the University of Nebraska to study the effectiveness of low-THC cannabis oil in the treatment of seizure disorders has passed Nebraska’s full Senate with a 44 to 2 vote.

“LB 390 creates the Medical Cannabidiol Pilot Study within the University of Nebraska Medical Center for patients who suffer from severe and untreatable or treatment-resistant epileptic seizures”, according to the legislative intent for the bill, introduced by Senator Sue Crawford. “It allows access to low-THC cannabidiol oil for patients under the supervision of a neurologist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Under LB 390, it shall be an affirmative and complete defense to prosecution if the defendant suffers from intractable seizures and is an active participant in the study or if the defendant is the parent or legal guardian of such an individual.”

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Take Part In A Cannabis Survey

By Jade Stefano, Researcher at Bastyr University

Researchers at Bastyr University and the Center for Cannabis and Social Policy have launched a survey investigating Cannabis use patterns around the world.saved15

As the political climate surrounding Cannabis is rapidly changing, they are hoping to gather information about who, how, and why people use Cannabis.  So as to prevent decision-making based on stereotypes and assumptions, they are inviting those who use Cannabis to inform researchers, policy makers, and physicians.

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