Possession of small amounts of marijuana became legal in the District of Columbia on Thursday, launching a pot “green rush” despite a face-off between local officials and the Republican-led U.S. Congress over the new standards.
Smoking, growing and owning small amounts of marijuana became legal in Alaska on Tuesday, as a growing decriminalization movement reached the United States’ wild northwest frontier.
Nevada’s first legal marijuana dispensaries can’t open yet because a state advisory committee hasn’t figured out what pesticides growers will be allowed to use on plants.
Henderson’s first medical marijuana dispensary won unanimous approval Tuesday night from the City Council.
As Henderson prepares to consider approving its first medical marijuana dispensary, four other proposed shops are seeking new locations within the city.
A barrage of medical marijuana lawsuits has been filed against Clark County, the largest local government in Nevada to play a role in approving dispensaries.
From the news coming out of Washoe County, you’d almost think there’s a glaucoma epidemic erupting at Lake Tahoe’s Incline Village. Not one, but three licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries have been issued to companies with plans to open pot shops at Incline and nearby Crystal Bay.
The standoff between the state and Clark County over who gets to license medical marijuana dispensaries may soon be resolved with help from Nevada lawmakers.
Former U.S. Democratic Sen. Mike Gravel said on Wednesday he would head a Nevada company that develops and markets cannabis throat lozenges and other products in states that have taken steps to legalize weed.