In September, a hearing was conducted on the crisis concerning the surge in impaired drivers and marijuana busts, which Nebraska politicians and law enforcement believe stems from Colorado’s new marijuana legalization laws. Attorney General Jon Bruning finally took action, filing a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court which declared that the legalization of marijuana by … Continue reading Increasing Marijuana Busts Prompt Nebraska to Sue Colorado
In states like Nebraska, illegal marijuana possession is at an all-time high (no pun intended). With the recent success of pot legalization in states like Colorado, progressives are more frustrated than ever with the apparent political gridlock in Washington, and are planning a major ballot-initiative to push across the country. They are banking on a very … Continue reading Will Illegal Marijuana Possession Be a Thing of the Past?
America is more divided than ever, but there is one issue about which we all seem to agree: Marijuana laws need to change. States across the board seem to be ready and willing to legalize marijuana, or at least to decriminalize it. Even spots in the media you wouldn’t expect are on board. Of course, … Continue reading America’s Marijuana Laws: A Tangle of Contradictions
Paul, whose name has been changed for this article, has been dodging marijuana busts and dealing drugs for several years while attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, paying his way through school. Now a senior, he says that business has never been better. His sales have gone up dramatically since Colorado legalized marijuana because he is … Continue reading Why Have Marijuana Busts in Nebraska Increased 400%?