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.
Members of the Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for more time before deciding on a request from the State Bar to provide legal protections for lawyers who advise clients on medical marijuana issues.
Clark County commissioners voted to change the way medical marijuana licenses are divvied up in a unanimous vote that took from Henderson and North Las Vegas, gave big to the county and contributed a slight bump to the city of Las Vegas. In a move by Commissioners Steve Sisolak and Chris Giunchigliani, the number of medical marijuana licenses was revised based on population.
The Gaming Control Board told its license holders Tuesday that they cannot participate in Nevada’s medical marijuana business. In an industry notice posted to the Control Board’s website, the agency said the federal government views distribution, possession and sale of marijuana as a crime.
Clark County has shed more light on who is vying for a limited number of lucrative licenses to move newly legalized medical marijuana from seed to sale.