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Settlements Finalized in Nebraska Delta-8 THC Store Lawsuits

By Phil Greenwood / July 1, 2024 /

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey has defended his support for the legalization of cannabis, insisting it is not “inconsistent” with backing a phased smoking ban. This comes after the…

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Nabraska Medical Cannabis Legalization Efforts

Nebraska Needs 12,000 Signatures for Medical Cannabis

By Phil Greenwood / July 1, 2024 /

Nebraska activists are racing against the clock to gather approximately 12,000 signatures in just two days to place two medical cannabis legalization initiatives on the November ballot. The Nebraskans for…

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Nebraska Advocates Push for Medical Cannabis Initiative

By Phil Greenwood / June 10, 2024 /

Nebraskan advocates from Nebraska for Medical Marijuana (NMM) are racing against time to secure signatures for their ballot initiative. As the July 3 deadline looms, campaign manager Crista Eggers emphasizes…

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Nebraska Activists Urgently Seek 30,000 Signatures for Medical Cannabis Ballot

By Phil Greenwood / June 7, 2024 /

Nebraska activists are putting out an urgent call for voters to sign petitions to place a pair of medical marijuana legalization initiatives on the state’s November ballot. With just under…

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Nebraska Medical Cannabis Campaign Clears Signature Hurdle

By Lisa Fairbanks / May 15, 2024 /

Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana (NMM) announces a significant milestone in their ongoing efforts to legalize medical cannabis in the state. A History of Persistence Learn about the challenges NMM has…

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Nebraska’s Proposed 25% CBD Tax Bill Fails to Survive Legislative Session Conclusion

By Phil Greenwood / April 22, 2024 /

A Nebraska bill containing a provision to set a 25 percent tax rate on hemp and CBD products—down from an initially proposed rate of 100 percent—fell apart this week, with…

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Tax Relief: Nebraska Bill Cuts Proposed Hemp and CBD Tax to 25%

By Gene Mcklnley / April 12, 2024 /

An amendment to a Nebraska tax bill has drastically reduced the proposed tax on hemp and CBD products from an initial 100 percent to a more manageable 25 percent. While…

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Cannabis Legalization Could Hit Three More States in November Elections

By Jules Puffings / June 11, 2024 /

In states where lawmakers resist legalization efforts, advocates turn to ballot measures. Nebraskan Crista Eggers spearheads a petition to legalize medicinal marijuana, driven by her son’s medical needs. Nebraskan Campaign…

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Analyzing the Impact: Traffic Death Rates Decline in States with Legalized Cannabis

By Gene Mcklnley / May 15, 2024 /

A recent study sheds light on a noteworthy trend: states that legalized marijuana observed declines in traffic fatalities following changes in cannabis policy. This contrasts with states where marijuana remained…

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US Reclassification of Cannabis: Implications for State Legalization

By Phil Greenwood / May 9, 2024 /

The recent proposal by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug has stirred hopes among proponents of cannabis legalization. While the immediate impact…

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