A state panel on Tuesday approved a nearly $900,000 request from the Department of Taxation to prepare Nevada for the establishment of recreational marijuana sales by next year.
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Las Vegas police are ready to crack down on drivers high on pot now that recreational marijuana use is legal throughout the state.
The Nevada Department of Taxation is asking for a loan of nearly $900,000 from a legislative account to fund startup costs for the implementation of the recreational marijuana law passed by voters in November.
A man was arrested in Nye County on Wednesday after attempting to pay a Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputy to “look the other way” while he illegally grew marijuana in Amargosa Valley.
The Henderson City Council is proposing a one-year ban on all commercial activity related to recreational marijuana, as officials weigh concerns about zoning and public health.
As marijuana shops sprout in states that have legalized the drug, they face a critical stumbling block — lack of access to the kind of routine banking services other businesses take for granted.
On Jan. 1, Nevada joined the likes of Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Alaska in legalizing recreational marijuana for adults as Nevada’s voter-approved measure takes effect.
The business, which launched in June at 4850 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 100, near West Tropicana Avenue, has temporarily shuttered local operations until its license and certification are again active.
Nevada officials are investigating a cyberattack on the state’s medical marijuana program database after the personal information of thousands of people was leaked online Wednesday, the state confirmed in a news release.
Legalization of medical marijuana is not linked with increased traffic fatalities, a new study finds. In some states, in fact, the number of people killed in traffic accidents dropped after medical marijuana laws were enacted.
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