Pot cafes, stoned yoga and painting while puffing could be just around the corner in Las Vegas.
Elko’s Planning Commission has rejected a proposal that would ban the sale of marijuana in the city by a zoning amendment.
The state was one of four, along with Nevada, that voted in 2016 to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. And with sales projected to top $5 billion once the market gets fully up and running, California’s cannabis corner is expected to be by far the nation’s largest.
San Francisco officials adopted recreational marijuana rules favored by pot advocates, but not without heated discussions over local control in a tightly packed city where neighborhoods differ wildly in politics and character.
The Gaming Policy Committee will reconvene early next year to discuss if and how casino companies can host conventions and trade shows about marijuana without running afoul of existing federal controlled-substance and money-laundering statutes.
Education advisory board seen as likely to recommend a grantlike approach in which schools will apply to fund specific projects with money raised from license fees from city’s marijuana dispensaries.
The four young men had just started their marijuana harvest in rural Northern California when a dozen sheriff’s deputies swooped in with guns drawn, arrested them and spent the day chopping down 150 bushy plants with machetes.
The state Gaming Policy Committee is going to pot this week as top gaming policymakers, including Gov. Brian Sandoval, will discuss whether there’s a possible point of entry for recreational marijuana among Nevada’s tourism assets.
Shops offer special deals to mark the first Black Friday since recreational sales began on July 1.
Nevada’s recreational marijuana continued its strong start through the third full month of sales, data released Monday by the Nevada Department of Taxation show.