The Nevada Tax Commission on Tuesday dealt another blow to liquor distributors hoping to hold a monopoly on distributing retail marijuana throughout the state.
The Nevada Gaming Commission gave a clear answer to several questions involving recreational marijuana use as they relate to gaming licensees: No, no, no.
Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky dislikes the state’s setup to distribute revenue from marijuana taxes and fees, because the money raised in Southern Nevada doesn’t necessarily stay in Southern Nevada.
Regulators have said for months that because the federal government recognizes the possession and use of marijuana as a crime, resorts should stand clear of associating with the budding recreational marijuana industry.
The Nevada Department of Taxation will not issue any recreational marijuana distribution licenses to non-liquor wholesalers until an appeal of a decision made by the agency last week is heard by the Tax Commission, the agency reported Friday.
Carson City District Judge James Todd Russell on Thursday denied a preliminary injunction sought by liquor distributors to stop the Nevada Tax Department from letting marijuana licensees get into the business of transporting pot from growers to retailers.
A now-disbarred Las Vegas lawyer and his childhood friend were indicted this month after at least three people were scammed into investing thousands of dollars in a fake medical marijuana company.
A district judge on Friday temporarily halted any effort by the Department of Taxation to license additional distributors of recreational marijuana other than liquor wholesalers.
Cannabis dispensaries in Clark County are permitted to be open from 7 a.m. to 3 a.m., but the county’s Green Ribbon Panel on Friday said it wants to advise commissioners to extend marijuana store hours.
A Michigan man faces child abuse charges after a police officer found a baby alone in a car at a marijuana dispensary Tuesday. He told police he needed to use the bathroom, a Metropolitan Police Department arrest report shows.