A barrage of medical marijuana lawsuits has been filed against Clark County, the largest local government in Nevada to play a role in approving dispensaries.
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From the news coming out of Washoe County, you’d almost think there’s a glaucoma epidemic erupting at Lake Tahoe’s Incline Village. Not one, but three licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries have been issued to companies with plans to open pot shops at Incline and nearby Crystal Bay.
The standoff between the state and Clark County over who gets to license medical marijuana dispensaries may soon be resolved with help from Nevada lawmakers.
Former U.S. Democratic Sen. Mike Gravel said on Wednesday he would head a Nevada company that develops and markets cannabis throat lozenges and other products in states that have taken steps to legalize weed.
Clark County commissioners on Monday rejected all applicants for medical marijuana dispensaries who didn’t previously receive a special use permit from the county to set up shop.
Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws.
Las Vegas leaders on Wednesday approved the Desert Aire Wellness bid to build a pot shop at 420 E. Sahara Ave. — signing off on the group some six weeks after they OK’d 27 other dispensary license applications
Petitions seeking to expand background check requirements for gun purchases and to allow the recreational use of marijuana are sufficient and will be submitted to the 2015 Legislature, Secretary of State Ross Miller said Monday.
With the threat of lawsuits looming, Las Vegas city leaders Wednesday decided Nuleaf CLV should get a chance to find a new location for the shop it proposed at 4500 West Charleston Blvd.
One of Henderson’s first medical marijuana dispensaries could be at the Galleria at Sunset mall under a proposal submitted Tuesday. Wellness Connection of Nevada decided on the new site after the city rejected its plan to open a dispensary on Sunset Road, less than a mile west of the mall.
A growing number of Nevada veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder are choosing medical marijuana to help them heal.
The future dispensaries of Clark County’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry might not be as initially widespread as expected, and resolution of the situation might be placed in the courts’ hands.
With Nevada just months from its first legal sales of medical marijuana, there are still many questions about how the system will work, elected officials and lawyers said during a public forum Thursday night.
Nearly half of the 18 medical marijuana dispensary applications that Clark County commissioners approved have an uncertain fate, as they failed to win state support. The development has brought about frustration and unanswered questions among county officials and applicants who are now in limbo.
Las Vegas city leaders approved most of the medical marijuana dispensary applications put before them last month, but one official, Richard Truesdell, was an exception to the rule.
A former Alaska broadcast news reporter who famously quit her job in an on-air stunt aimed at boosting a campaign to legalize pot in Alaska said on Friday she aims to open a bricks-and-mortar cannabis club in Anchorage before turning it into a seed-to-sale business.
Despite the recent arms race to approve medical marijuana dispensaries in Nevada, the law is still clear: If you test positive for marijuana — medical marijuana card be damned — your employer can fire you, local labor lawyer Tony Golden said Wednesday.
The state agency regulating Nevada’s medical marijuana dispensary program is notifying applicants about whether they have won provisional licensing, but the information is partially lacking for the public due to confidentiality rules.
Medical marijuana dispensaries are on the verge of becoming a reality in Nevada but that doesn’t mean the smoke has cleared on a number of pressing issues related to the medicinal use of the drug.
Las Vegas City Council members spent almost 16 hours mulling preliminary land use and licensing entitlements sought by 50 would-be medical marijuana business operators on Tuesday and Wednesday then approved 26 pot dispensaries
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved medical marijuana regulations for the up-and-coming industry, including taxes that get progressively higher as earnings increase.
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin worries that medical marijuana entrepreneurs might decide to sue of the city after it changed the way it plans to pick winning applicants to open legal pot dispensaries and grow houses.
Preliminary estimates suggest that Nevada’s medical marijuana program could generate as much as $10 million in excise taxes to the state in the upcoming two-year budget.
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