A 65-year-old man is scheduled for trial this week, accused of planning to sell marijuana, just as the state’s first medical pot shop plans to open its doors.
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Las Vegas police and federal agents arrested 10 people and seized drugs over the weekend at Hempcon, a marijuana education convention at the Cashman Center.
A Las Vegas bank that had planned to offer accounts to medical marijuana businesses has backed off, citing the astronomical cost of complying with federal regulations.
With the state still hashing out rules for testing medical marijuana, dispensaries and laboratories that were expected to open months ago — and their patients — have been in limbo.
A Utah state senator has invoked the legacy of his Mormon prophet grandfather in a video in which he describes almost overdosing on prescription opiates and vows to reintroduce a medical marijuana bill that was narrowly defeated this year.
Guy Bertuzzi’s new monthly magazine, Elevate, covers cannabis and marijuana as medicine, not as an enjoyable vice. The first cover story is about local chef Kerry Simon’s use of the drug to fight multiple system atrophy, a degenerative disease.
Advocates for legalizing marijuana launched a petition campaign in Phoenix on Friday seeking a ballot measure that could make Arizona the fifth U.S. state to allow small amounts of pot for recreational use.
After a year and $1.4 million spent getting ready, one of the labs that will have to test all the marijuana sold in Nevada is almost open for business.
A proposal to allow Nevada pet owners to administer marijuana to sick animals with veterinarians’ permission has died after its sponsor said it became “a distraction.”
Nevadans might not be able to buy marijuana in legal dispensaries until summer — or later — as a legal tangle continues over pesticide rules.
The opening of Nevada’s first medical marijuana dispensaries suffered another setback Wednesday — though perhaps a short one — when a state committee delayed adoption of pesticide rules.
The alleged operator of the service, Christopher McDermott, 36, on Wednesday was charged in a federal complaint with conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
After being sued by MGM, a marijuana company has agreed to stop calling itself “M’Life,” a name almost identical to that of MGM’s member rewards program.
Nevada regulators Monday gave final licensing approval for the state’s first medical marijuana cultivation facility north of Reno.
For parents in places where marijuana is legal, a major concern is how the legalization will affect their school-age children.
As Nevada’s medical marijuana industry gets off the ground, it’s confronting a problem that has gotten little public attention: Growing the plants indoors takes massive amounts of power and water.
Cannabis Corner is the first recreational pot shop in the U.S. to be owned and operated by a government agency. Profits will fund local projects — and upgrading the playground is the first order of business for the tiny city of North Bonneville, Washington.
Nearly half of Americans favor making marijuana legal and think Congress shouldn’t be able to intervene in local pot laws in Washington, D.C., according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.
In all, 199 of the 519 applicants for medical marijuana licenses — 38 percent — chose to keep their names confidential, including more than 40 percent of would-be dispensary operators.
U.S. customs officers at a California border crossing seized more than 15 tons of marijuana hidden inside a tractor-trailer shipment designated as a cargo of mattresses, the biggest narcotics bust ever at that port of entry, officials said on Friday.
Possession of small amounts of marijuana became legal in the District of Columbia on Thursday, launching a pot “green rush” despite a face-off between local officials and the Republican-led U.S. Congress over the new standards.
Smoking, growing and owning small amounts of marijuana became legal in Alaska on Tuesday, as a growing decriminalization movement reached the United States’ wild northwest frontier.
Nevada’s first legal marijuana dispensaries can’t open yet because a state advisory committee hasn’t figured out what pesticides growers will be allowed to use on plants.
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