LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Those not happy with their choices for president this November could find another option on the Nebraska ballot: the Marijuana Party.

The Nebraska Secretary of State's office said Friday that the Marijuana Party of Nebraska turned in about 9,000 petition signatures this week seeking recognition and a spot on the general election ballot.

The party's emphasis is legalizing marijuana and promoting hemp farming, the Omaha World-Herald reported Saturday.

The party's other positions parallel those of the Green Party, which touts environmental and social justice issues.

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