Positive Drug Tests A Drag On The Court System

The vast majority of people given drug tests before Madison County District Court hearings come up positive, and that’s creating a problem for the court system.

NEBRASKA:  The vast majority of people given drug tests before Madison County District Court hearings come up positive, and that’s creating a problem for the court system. Madison County Attorney Joe Smith said there have been “a tremendous amount of failures” of drug tests, which lead to cases being delayed and increases in cost to Read the full article…

Nebraska Senators To Hash Out Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Nebraska senators will debate whether to legalize medical marijuana

NEBRASKA:  Nebraska senators will debate whether to legalize medical marijuana under a bill proponents say is aimed at residents struggling with debilitating seizures. A legislative committee voted 7-1 Monday to advance a measure to create cannabis centers where marijuana would be produced and dispensed. Patients and caregivers could register with the state to obtain the Read the full article…

K2/Marijuana Bill Introduced In Hopes Of Reducing Prison Overcrowding

Motivated by overcrowded jails, lawmakers want to give judges the option to give fines or send someone to jail for natural or synthetic marijuana.

NEBRASKA:  Nebraska‘s prisons are more than 150 percent over capacity. Because of that, senators are trying to find ways to keep more people out of prisons. K2 and weed-both forms of marijuana. One real- the other synthetic. When it comes to the drug, Hyannis Sen. Al Davis wants to give judges the option to send Read the full article…

Nebraska And Oklahoma Sue Colorado Over Marijuana Legalization

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said in a statement that he will defend the state's legalization of marijuana, saying that the lawsuit is, "without merit."

NEBRASKA:  In the most serious legal challenge to date against Colorado’s legalization of marijuana, two neighboring states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the history-making law. Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the lawsuit directly with the nation’s highest court on Thursday. The two states argue in the lawsuit that, “the State of Colorado Read the full article…