Las Vegas city officials are eyeing sweeping changes to medical marijuana regulations that would relax the rules and more closely align the city with Clark County.
A portion of Las Vegas business owners are living in a Catch-22. Federal law makes many banks hesitant to work with marijuana businesses, leaving many business owners to deal solely with cash — including paying their employment taxes, including Medicare and Social Security.
A bill that would remove urine and saliva screenings from marijuana DUI tests cleared the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Friday’s deadline day in the Nevada Legislature.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s marijuana tax bill was sent to the Senate finance committee Thursday, a move needed to keep the bill alive beyond a looming deadline.
Lounges, massages and brownie packaging were among the plethora of marijuana bills that took the first major step towards becoming Nevada by passing the Senate Judiciary committee on Friday.
The Henderson City Council unanimously approved an $8,000 grant Tuesday from the United States Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration to help pay for enforcement against illegal marijuana in the city.
Marijuana companies would not have to separate medical and recreational products under a bill heard Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.
Clark County is back on track for a July 1 roll out of recreational marijuana. The state plans to issue licenses that would allow currently operating medical marijuana dispensaries to sell recreational weed starting on that date.
Two bills proposing differing methods for how Nevada should spend recreational marijuana tax revenue were heard Thursday by the Senate Revenue and Economic Development Committee.
With recreational cannabis sales expected this year, one Nevada lawmaker wants to ensure the survival of the state’s medical marijuana program.