Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved 101 applications for medical marijuana developers seeking to open production, cultivation and laboratory facilities.
Marijuana has gone mainstream. That’s the lesson we can take from the outpouring of interest in medical marijuana businesses seen by Clark County last week. A total of 206 proposals were entered by 109 different companies for everything from dispensaries to grow houses to testing labs.
Like much of Nevada, the casino industry is grappling with issues surrounding medical marijuana — so much so, that gaming companies and regulators have had little to say publicly about doctor-prescribed pot.
Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has decided to roll into a political battle over whether Florida should legalize medical marijuana.
The window of opportunity to submit applications for medical marijuana establishments in the city of Las Vegas runs from July 8 to July 17 at 3 p.m.
Clark County commissioners plan a three-day period of meetings starting on June 4 to go through 81 applications for medical marijuana dispensaries.
Planning commissioners pushed North Las Vegas a step closer to a medical marijuana ordinance Wednesday, unanimously approving new pot planning regulations set for City Council approval next month.
Medical marijuana can be synthesized and sold as a liquid. But it’s still not as strong as the juice on display at the Clark County Government Center, where influential Southern Nevada political and industry figures are chasing a limited number of licenses for pot businesses.
It hasn’t been a great week for medical marijuana in North Las Vegas. Tuesday, Clark County commissioners carved out much of the city’s stake in state-sanctioned pot dispensaries, part of a move that will see city-bound entrepreneurs jockey for just 10 percent of countywide facilities up for final approval this summer.
CARSON CITY — The Nevada Supreme Court on Wednesday amended the state rules of professional conduct for lawyers to allow them to counsel clients on the state’s medical marijuana laws.