Nebraska activists launched a fundraising effort on Wednesday to support their push to get a pair of medical marijuana legalization initiatives on the state’s 2024 ballot.
Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana (NMM) has already started circulating petitions and says it has met signature threshold requirements in two counties as of late August. Wednesday’s kickoff event in Lincoln was partly meant to help the campaign overcome one of the key challenges it faced last year: the loss of critical funding after a key donor’s death in a plane crash.
This marks the third time NMM has worked to put the reform measure before voters, and activists say they remain optimistic they’ll have the grassroots support and resources to make it across the finish line this round.
“There was never a question that we would come back for a third time. This issue is not one we can give up on; it’s people’s lives we are fighting for,” the campaign’s manager, Crista Eggers, said in a press release on Wednesday. “We started collecting earlier than we ever have, ensuring we have time on our side. We know that Nebraskans want to see this on the ballot, and we are going to do just
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