Who are the players behind Nevada’s booming legal marijuana industry that saw more than $400 million in sales in its first year? We could soon find out under a new amendment to a Senate bill approved by lawmakers Thursday.
Significantly more transparency could be coming to Nevada’s marijuana industry under a newly proposed bill amendment unveiled Tuesday.
Plans by Clark County to earmark up to $12 million in marijuana fees to address homelessness have evolved from the “housing first” approach outlined when the proposal was approved in January.
Poor record keeping processes and a lack of state oversight of the legal marijuana industry cost the state at least $500,000 in missed tax revenue, according to an audit released earlier this month.
A marijuana dispensary near the Las Vegas Strip has started building a café and a pizzeria on-site.
The push to change the way Nevada employers handle the drug and prospective employees was met with significant resistance from the business community.
The $54 million proposed for school safety follows on recommendations of a task force and covers spending in five areas: school social workers, safety resource/police officers; building safety enhancements, new learning programs for social and emotional development, and staff support.
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden proposed legislation Friday that would give states a free hand to allow legal cannabis markets without the threat of federal criminal intervention, the latest push in Congress to bolster the nation’s burgeoning pot industry.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday named two Democratic state lawmakers and a former chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board to a new compliance board to regulate the state’s blooming cannabis industry.
Gov. Steve Sisolak named an advisory panel Friday that will write rules and procedures for a new compliance board to regulate Nevada’s exploding cannabis industry.
Hall-of-Fame quarterback Joe Montana, looking to hit pay dirt in the legal marijuana industry, is part of a $75 million investment in a pot operator, it was announced Thursday.
Michael Frey and his brother Robert are suing their partner in the Nevada cannabis business for $125 million. It is the latest in a series of lawsuits by investors in the booming local marijuana industry that is creating multi-millionaires in a flash.
The Commission on Tuesday approved earmarking fees collected through marijuana business licenses to assist the roughly 6,000 homeless individuals countywide.
At the city’s recommending committee meeting Monday, Callaway told a council panel that recent studies showed 22 percent of fatalities involve a drive under the influence of both alcohol and marijuana.
President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Justice Department, William Barr, told a Senate committee Tuesday that he would not use enforcement federal laws on cannabis in states that have passed laws on recreational and medical use.