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.
Lawmakers are set to get their first real crack at tweaking Nevada’s new marijuana laws when the legislative session kicks off next month.
Deep in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new budget is a figure that says a lot about California’s shaky legal marijuana market: The state is expecting a lot less cash from cannabis taxes.
More than six years after the state legalized the adult use of marijuana, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday he plans to pardon thousands of people convicted of small-time possession charges — the latest in a series of moves by states and cities to ease the burdens people face from having minor criminal records for using pot.
Clark County Commissioners on Tuesday are expected to broach another contentious marijuana-related matter: Expungements of misdemeanor convictions.
Nevada marijuana tax revenues top $31 million in first four months of fiscal year; more than 45 percent of projections for the full year already collected.
In a nation increasingly embracing legal cannabis, California stands out as the country’s biggest pot shop.
The Clark County Commission continues to wrestle with the idea of recreation-only marijuana dispensaries.