Who paid to bring down the medical marijuana ballot petition hidden from public | Nebraska

by Newsfeed

The question of who paid to keep a medical marijuana initiative petition off the November ballot remains a mystery. 

Even the challenger — Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner — says he doesn’t know who paid for the work to get the issue in front of the Nebraska Supreme Court. His name was on the case that ended with a majority of Supreme Court justices throwing out nearly 18 months of work and signature gathering by advocates of legalization of medical cannabis in Nebraska.

“I do not know,” Wagner said. “All I know is that no tax dollars were used in that litigation.”

Wagner became the challenger, he said, when Lincoln attorney Mark Fahleson “brought to my attention that it didn’t…

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