Nebraska Senate Passes Bill to Study Cannabidiol for Seizures

Nebraska Senate Passes Bill to Study Cannabidiol for Seizures

LINCOLN, NE — Lawmakers in the Nebraska Senate have approved a measure that could soon allow residents suffering from severe seizure disorders to participate in a study on the effectiveness of cannabidiol.

Senators voted 44-2 on Thursday to approve LB 390, which would commission a University of Nebraska Medical Center study on the effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD) in treating severe epileptic seizures.  The bill was sponsored by Sen. Sue Crawford (N-Bellevue).

Under the proposed “Medical Cannabidiol Pilot Study,” only the Nebraska…

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