The Medical Cannabis Act has made its way past the first hurdle of many on the road to becoming law in Nebraska.

It was approved for a hearing by the full legislature by the Judiciary Committee with a 6-1 vote, of which five of the six in favor were sponsors of the bill.

Introduced earlier this year, activists and patients alike have high hopes for this bill – even though a very similar bill failed to make it through last year. If it were to make it to the Governor’s desk it stands a good chance at being vetoed, but with enough support from citizens, lawmakers may have a change of heart.

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Julia Granowicz ~ MarijuanaTimes.org ~

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