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Clark County Commission revises distribution of medical marijuana licenses

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.

Gaming board bans casino licensees from medical marijuana trade

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.

North Las Vegas examines regulating medical marijuana

Look at what Las Vegas and Clark County have done, then do the opposite. That was the consensus reached at North Las Vegas City Hall Tuesday night, where a crowd warned city leaders against over-regulating marijuana operations.

North Las Vegas to welcome medical pot opportunities after all

North Las Vegas plans to hop on the medical marijuana bandwagon after all. A top city official said Tuesday that a town hall meeting to kick-start to create regulations on medical pot dispensaries and growing operations will be held April 22.

EDITORIAL: Family Court must evolve on medical marijuana use

Nevadans legalized medical marijuana more than a decade ago. Last year, the Legislature finally caught up to the constitutional amendment by authorizing dispensaries to sell the drug to patients. Soon more sick Nevadans will be buying and using medical marijuana — fully within the law.

Las Vegas’ proposed medical marijuana regulations criticized

The Las Vegas business licensing department, led by manager Karen Duddlesten, came under fire for the second time in as many weeks on Tuesday for drafting what many called “hypocritical” regulations in what will eventually be a proposed medical marijuana ordinance in May.

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