Nebraska Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News


Poll: COVID-19’s cannabis legalization impact?

The nationwide coronavirus outbreak could hamper cannabis legalization efforts along the East Coast and elsewhere, raising further questions about the launch of lucrative new adult-use and medical markets in New York and other states. Coronavirus already has caused a number of state legislatures to temporarily shut down, including ones on the East Coast that were […]

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Cannabis industry insiders brace for potential fallout as health officials report new vaping deaths, issue warnings

U.S. health officials were once again cautioning the public to refrain from using vaping products as related respiratory illnesses and even deaths continued to be disclosed last week. As of Friday, officials linked at least five fatalities to e-cigarettes and electronic marijuana vaping devices. The outbreak has some in the cannabis industry expecting at least a […]

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Senate filibuster hobbles Nebraska medical marijuana legalization measure

A bill aimed at legalizing medical marijuana in Nebraska did not move forward in the state Senate after backers reported they couldn’t get enough votes to end a filibuster by opponents. The measure’s sponsor, state Sen. Anna Wishart, said she was “very doubtful that I will get 33 (votes)” and she was looking toward a […]

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Medical marijuana measure clears Nebraska legislative panel

A bill to legalize medical cannabis in Nebraska that would offer a variety of business license opportunities but would ban certain products from the market advanced out of a legislative committee. Members of the Judiciary Committee voted 5-1 on Friday to send the sales and taxation measure to the full Legislature for debate. Lawmakers could debate […]

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Nebraska state senators launch effort to put medical cannabis on 2020 ballot

Two lawmakers in conservative Nebraska revealed plans to place a medical marijuana legalization measure on the 2020 ballot. Sens. Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, both Democrats from Lincoln, announced the formation of Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana Laws. The campaign, which has received backing from the Marijuana Policy Project, will seek a constitutional amendment to give […]

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