Nevada’s recreational marijuana continued its strong start through the third full month of sales, data released Monday by the Nevada Department of Taxation show.
In oral arguments Tuesday before the high court, representatives from the Nevada Department of Taxation and IADON continued their monthslong dispute over who should be allowed to distribute marijuana and restock pot shops in the Silver State.
An opinion from the Legislative Council Bureau released Monday said no state law prohibits local governments from permitting for marijuana consumption in businesses.
A district judge on Friday temporarily halted any effort by the Department of Taxation to license additional distributors of recreational marijuana other than liquor wholesalers.
Opponents of recreational marijuana say Nevada will be hit with “very serious unintended consequences” if the state does not tighten its regulations of the legal cannabis market.
A legal challenge by alcohol distributors over who could transport recreational marijuana between cultivation facilities and dispensaries looked as though it might push back the state’s goal of rolling out marijuana sales on July 1.
State task force on pot and County Commission are both scheduled to hear proposals for possible home delivery of cannabis products.
With recreational cannabis sales expected this year, one Nevada lawmaker wants to ensure the survival of the state’s medical marijuana program.