Weed on the ballot: Voters could approve legal marijuana in 5 more states

By: - November 4, 2022 5:00 am
Medical marijuana petitioners

Efforts by Crista Eggers, statewide campaign coordinator of Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana, and others failed to get a ballot initiative in support of medical marijuana on the Nov. 8 ballot. Eggers has said advocates would discuss seeking legalization of both medical and recreational cannabis. Also pictured are volunteers, from left, Nicole Hochstein of Papillion, Taylor Hutton of Omaha and Chelle Jones of Omaha. (By Rebecca S. Gratz)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.