Category Archives: Nebraska

Nebraska Gets Green Light to Start Accepting Hemp Farming Applications

The US Department of Agriculture announced on Monday that it had approved Nebraska’s plan to regulate hemp agriculture in the state. With the move, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture will begin accepting applications for licenses to grow, process, and sell hemp beginning on Monday. Under the 2018 Farm Bill, industrial hemp was removed from the […]

Advocates, Nebraska AG Clash Over Constitutionality of Medical Marijuana

The Cornhusker State has proven inhospitable to cannabis reform, but advocates aren’t ready to concede defeat just yet. On Monday, the group Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana Laws called out state Attorney General Doug Peterson, who last week issued an emphatic rebuke of a proposal to legalize medical marijuana there. In a legal opinion released last […]

Nebraska Lawmaker Justin Wayne Pushes for Reform of Drug Laws

A Nebraska lawmaker is pushing for a change in the state’s drug laws that he says are outdated, according to a report in the Lincoln Journal Star. Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha has introduced two bills that would adjust penalties for some drug possession and distribution offenses. At a meeting of the legislature’s Judiciary Committee […]