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Judiciary Committee Hears Testimony on Medical Marijuana Bill

 

March 17, 2021



Natalie Stanley

Nebraska News Service

LINCOLN — The Judiciary Committee heard another bill regarding marijuana legislation this week with LB474, the Adopt the Medicinal Cannabis Act.

So far, there are 14 bills regarding marijuana that have been proposed this year.

Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln introduced LB474 to the Committee on Wednesday. Wishart has been working on marijuana legislation for the past five years. Most recently, she and Sen. Adam Morfeld of Lincoln led an effort to gather nearly 190,000 signatures in 2020 to add medicinal marijuana to the ballot.

Before voters could cast...



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