More than five years after Washington state legalized marijuana, Seattle officials said they’re moving to automatically clear past misdemeanor convictions for pot possession — a step similarly announced by San Francisco last week.
Shimon Abta is waiting for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to decide whether to grant him re-entry to the U.S. after the government deemed him a drug trafficker for his work in the medical marijuana industry.
Nevada wants to be the nation’s gold standard for marijuana regulation, and last week it got the chance to show off its mettle to visitors from the Garden State.
G3 Labs, a Las Vegas marijuana testing facility, has been reinstated after five months of suspension, the Nevada Department of Taxation said Friday.
Sandoval, who appointed Contine as the director of the Tax Department in Nov. 2014, praised her as someone he could trust with difficult of tasks.
Nevada regulators are cracking down on marijuana testing labs, as nearly half of the state’s marijuana labs have had their license suspended in the last five months.
Nevada marijuana sales continue to soar well above the state’s initial projections, with dispensaries selling $33.4 million in marijuana and the state bringing in more than $5.5 million in taxes in the month of November.
Titus, a Democrat representing central Las Vegas, on Tuesday signed on as a co-sponsor to a bill from U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colorado, that aims to remove marijuana in all forms from the schedule of drugs under the Controlled Substances Act.
The Nevada Tax Commission voted unanimously to codify the state’s regulatory structure for recreational marijuana on Tuesday.
The announcement reignited fears that Sessions — a staunch opponent of legalization — would try to shut down the industry, but marijuana businesses and states have changed nothing.