Sandoval, who appointed Contine as the director of the Tax Department in Nov. 2014, praised her as someone he could trust with difficult of tasks.
Nevada regulators are cracking down on marijuana testing labs, as nearly half of the state’s marijuana labs have had their license suspended in the last five months.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday said he would like for Nevada to follow in the footsteps of Colorado, where the U.S. attorney does not plan to change his approach to prosecuting crimes involving recreational marijuana.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday that it will rescind the federal legal guidance that gave states the authority to enforce their marijuana laws. Nevada is one of eight states, plus the District of Columbia, that have legalized recreational marijuana. The move prompted reaction from across the country: