Nebraska Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Allocate $250,000 to Study Cannabis Extracts

Cannabis tincture.
Cannabis tincture.
A proposal to allocate $250,000 to research the safety and efficacy of low-THC cannabis extracts (including tinctures, oils and pills) has been approved with a unanimous 6 to 0 vote by the Nebraska Judiciary Committee.

Legislative Bill 390, introduced by Senator Sue Crawford, would direct the University of Nebraska Medical Center to study the use of cannabis oil that has at least 10% cannabidiol (CBD), and less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), for the treatment of resistant seizures.

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