Voters in Nebraska may have an opportunity to legalize access to medical marijuana for qualified patients in 2020. With the formation of Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana Laws, led by Nebraska State Senators, Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, many are seeing real prospects in passing a ballot initiative that would establish a comprehensive medical marijuana program in the Cornhusker State.
With both lawmakers consistently supporting, and in some cases, leading efforts to provide patients access to medical marijuana via the legislative process to no avail, Senators Wishart and Morfeld believe it’s time for Nebraska voters to weigh in.
“Today is the first step towards establishing a compassionate medical marijuana law for sick and suffering Nebraskans,” said Senator Wishart, in an interview with KETV 7 News.
Senator Wishart is also expected to introduce a medical marijuana bill during next year’s legislative session that not only will allow for a robust debate among her colleagues, it will also provide one last opportunity for state lawmakers to take action before the issue is put before voters in 2020.