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LB 643 - Authorizes Medical Marijuana - Nebraska Key Vote

Bob Krist voted Yea (Cloture Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (30-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Medical Marijuana

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes a patient with a debilitating medical condition to use medical marijuana.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a “qualifying patient” to possess up to 12 cannabis plants and 6 ounces of cannabis for medical purposes (Sec. 4).
  • Defines “qualifying patient” as an individual who has been diagnosed by a medical practitioner as having a debilitating medical condition including, but not limited to, the following conditions (Sec. 3):
    • Cancer;
    • Glaucoma;
    • Crohn’s disease;
    • AIDS; or
    • Chronic pain, nausea, or seizures.
Note:

NOTE: INVOKING CLOTURE REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 33 VOTES. IT IS NOT A VOTE TO PASS THE LEGISLATION, BUT A VOTE TO CEASE DEBATE AND PROCEED TO VOTE ON PASSAGE OF THE LEGISLATION.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-12) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Medical Marijuana

Sponsors

  • Tommy L. Garrett (NE - N) (Out Of Office)
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