Nevada’s budding recreational marijuana industry posted its highest monthly sales totals yet in October, topping $37.9 million.
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.
Nevada dispensaries raked in more than $27 million during it’s first month of recreational sales and the state pulled in more than $10 million in marijuana taxes and licensing fees, according to figures released Thursday by the Nevada Department of Taxation.
A Las Vegas marijuana testing laboratory has been suspended, state officials confirmed to the Review-Journal this week.
The legal saga of who can transport recreational marijuana to the state’s pot shops continues, with the Nevada Supreme Court issuing a temporary injunction prohibiting the state Department of Taxation from licensing marijuana businesses as distributors.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday said he opposes marijuana lounges and is concerned such facilities could spark the ire of the federal government.
An opinion from the Legislative Council Bureau released Monday said no state law prohibits local governments from permitting for marijuana consumption in businesses.
The Nevada Department of Taxation will not issue any recreational marijuana distribution licenses to non-liquor wholesalers until an appeal of a decision made by the agency last week is heard by the Tax Commission, the agency reported Friday.
Carson City District Judge James Todd Russell on Thursday denied a preliminary injunction sought by liquor distributors to stop the Nevada Tax Department from letting marijuana licensees get into the business of transporting pot from growers to retailers.