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Las Vegas morning update for Tuesday, September 12th — VIDEO

Here are your Tuesday morning headlines:

1. Las Vegas tourists and locals may soon have a public place to smoke marijuana. An opinion issued by the Legislative Council Bureau released Monday said there is no state law prohibiting local governments from permitting marijuana use in businesses. That means Nevadans and visitors could soon smoke in pot-friendly businesses or special events like Electric Daisy Carnival.

2. Las Vegas police have expressed concern over a planned visit by former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio. Police asked conservative group Citizen Outreach to change the venue of a planned dinner at the Tropicana honoring Arpaio to avoid potential violent protests. The organizer said he has arranged a new location but doesn’t plan to reveal it. Joe Arpaio was pardoned by Donald Trump last month following a contempt of court conviction for detaining suspected undocumented immigrants.

3. Death row inmate Scott Dozier is scheduled for execution in two months, but lawyers are still fighting for the details on how it will happen. Dozier asked for his execution nearly a year ago and for the first time Monday, expressed concerns about an unprecedented three-drug cocktail the state plans to use. Dozier would be the first Nevada inmate executed in more than a decade.

Contact Elaine Wilson at ewilson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @WilsonElaineM on Twitter.

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