Recreational marijuana sales became legal in Nevada on July 1, 2017. In the year that’s passed, cash has flowed, businesses have grown and no major controversies have surfaced.
The recreational marijuana industry has accounted for 17 percent of the state’s taxable sales base this year, according to the department.
The State Environmental Commission voted Wednesday to add “renewable energy development and storage” to the list of acceptable post-production uses for shuttered mines to encourage developers to use the already-disturbed land.
Despite recreational marijuana use being legal for more than a year in Nevada, Las Vegas’ roughly 42 million annual visitors don’t have many options for where they can use the pot they buy in local dispensaries. State law bans public consumption, and casinos and hotels don’t allow people to consume cannabis on their properties.
The man behind the Las Vegas Strip’s first new resort since 2010 received an endorsement Saturday from a powerful figure — the president of the United States.
The housing authority’s last executive director, John Hill, had a nearly identical salary when he left the agency in April 2016. In its nationwide executive director search, the housing authority advertised it was willing to pay a maximum salary of about $179,000.
Nevada’s fledgling marijuana industry has taken off significantly faster than state officials anticipated. Now state regulators are scrambling to catch up.
Whether Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on online sales tax is a win for Nevada isn’t as simple as clicking “checkout.”
The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.
A group that wants at least 50 percent of Nevada’s energy to come from renewable energy sources said Monday that it has more than twice the needed signatures to get its initiative on the November ballot.