Henderson is set to approve two more medical marijuana dispensaries this month, one of which nixed its first potential site after neighborhood opposition.
A 65-year-old Las Vegas man who grew medical pot in his backyard was acquitted of two felony marijuana charges Friday.
If Steven Ficano had anywhere near the amount of pot allowed by his medical marijuana card, police would have simply confiscated the drug and let him off with a stern warning, a Las Vegas detective testified Wednesday.
A 65-year-old man is scheduled for trial this week, accused of planning to sell marijuana, just as the state’s first medical pot shop plans to open its doors.
Las Vegas police and federal agents arrested 10 people and seized drugs over the weekend at Hempcon, a marijuana education convention at the Cashman Center.
A Las Vegas bank that had planned to offer accounts to medical marijuana businesses has backed off, citing the astronomical cost of complying with federal regulations.
With the state still hashing out rules for testing medical marijuana, dispensaries and laboratories that were expected to open months ago — and their patients — have been in limbo.
A Utah state senator has invoked the legacy of his Mormon prophet grandfather in a video in which he describes almost overdosing on prescription opiates and vows to reintroduce a medical marijuana bill that was narrowly defeated this year.
Guy Bertuzzi’s new monthly magazine, Elevate, covers cannabis and marijuana as medicine, not as an enjoyable vice. The first cover story is about local chef Kerry Simon’s use of the drug to fight multiple system atrophy, a degenerative disease.
Advocates for legalizing marijuana launched a petition campaign in Phoenix on Friday seeking a ballot measure that could make Arizona the fifth U.S. state to allow small amounts of pot for recreational use.