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State, Clark County tangle over medical pot

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.

Long ‘pot’ drive ahead for rural Nevadans

Medical marijuana patients in much of rural Nevada will have a long drive to get their medicine, based on where applications for dispensaries were filed by groups seeking to enter the business.

Nevada regents vote to continue campus pot ban

The state’s public college campuses plan to continue to ban pot even as Nevada is moving toward opening its first medical marijuana dispensaries early next year, the Board of Regents indicated Thursday.

Cops find 6,000 pot plants in Lincoln County

Law enforcement agencies gathered more than 6,000 marijuana plants from what they called “gardens” in the mountains of Lincoln County earlier this week. The two-day raid north of Las Vegas involved about 50 officers from Lincoln and White Pine counties, Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas police, the Nevada National Guard, the Bureau of Land Management and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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