Nebraska Medical Cannabis Activists Submit Ballot Signatures Despite Legal Setback & Financial Struggles

Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana (NMM) have turned in signatures enabling them to now place a medical cannabis proposal on the Nebraska ballot , reported KFSM 5NEWS. The activists hope that they’ve done their part and garnered enough signatures to support the cause. The campaign first revealed its intentions to circulate a petition to get a pair of medical cannabis proposals on the ballot last September. The first one would require lawmakers to pass laws protecting physicians who recommend medical cannabis and patients who use it. The other would impose legislation to set up rules for the medical cannabis program. “Two months ago, we were at 20,000 signatures on each petition,” said state Sen . Anna Wishart (D), NMM co-chair. “And now we’re well over 90,000 on each.” Prior to Thursday’s turn-in deadline Nebraskans for ... Full story available on