Nebraska Medical Marijuana Bill Hearing Lasts Hours Due to Number of Testifiers
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Nebraska Medical Marijuana Bill Hearing Lasts Hours Due to Number of Testifiers

Sen. Anna Wishart introduced LB110, or the Adopt Medical Cannabis Act, and presented the bill to the Senate Judiciary Committee Jan. 25.

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January 28, 2019

After previous attempts to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska, Sen. Anna Wishart says she thinks this time it will pass. Wishart introduced LB110, or the Adopt Medical Cannabis Act and presented the bill to the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday.

It was a packed house at the hearing, with dozens of passionate people on both sides of the debate wanting to testify. So many people showed up that the committee had to make special time for all of them.

The committee set aside one hour for those in favor, one hour for those opposed, time to address three other bills on the docket, and then went back to finish up with testimony.

In total, the hearing lasted nearly eight hours.

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