Bill on synthetic pot too vague, too harsh, opponents say
Synthetic marijuana like this was cited in the deaths of teens as the Legislature debated a bill to outlaw the drugs' latest formulations.
Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — In what has become almost a yearly exercise, state lawmakers were presented Wednesday with the latest attempt to outlaw the newest variations of potentially fatal synthetic marijuana products.
The Nebraska Legislature has dealt with the issue three out of the past five years — the ingredients used in the leafy “incense” products keep changing, so state laws must be updated to make the new chemicals illegal.
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