County Approves 101 Applications For Medical Marijuana Developers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that products which contain cannabidiol (CBD) cannot be sold as dietary supplements.

NEVADA:  Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved 101 applications from medical marijuana developers seeking to open production, cultivation and laboratory facilities from Laughlin to Las Vegas. With unanimous votes, commissioners approved the vast majority, rejecting only five applications from a pool of 106. Commissioners started the day with 112 applications. The remaining six withdrew. The Read the full article…

Clark County NV Picks 18 Applicants For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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NEVADA: They came from near and far. Las Vegas Valley developers, medical marijuana industry veterans from Colorado and area doctors were among them. The odds were against them. Seventy-nine applicants — down from 81 — aiming for part of the region’s next industry: medical marijuana. And Clark County had just 18 slots for medical marijuana Read the full article…

Nevada’s Medical Marijuana Business At A Glance

If L.A. doesn't change its existing rules, all medicinal pot shops in the city's boundaries will be illegal in 2018.

NEVADA: WHAT IS COMING: Under the law passed by the Nevada Legislature and signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval in 2013, the medical marijuana industry will include up to 66 dispensaries statewide to sell the marijuana and marijuana products. The infrastructure will include indoor grow houses to grow the drug, testing labs to test its potency and kitchens Read the full article…

Marijuana Businesses May Have Trouble Finding A Bank

The same federal government that regulates banking transactions also says selling marijuana is a crime, so people who open medical marijuana businesses in Clark County, for the most part can't get the banks to do any business with them.

NEVADA:  It’s a budding business in Nevada that will bring in big time money. Even though medical marijuana is legal under Nevada law, most banks steer clear of these all-cash operations. So where will their owners store their money, when they open shop in Clark County? The same federal government that regulates banking transactions also Read the full article…

Many Turned Away From Vegas Medical Marijuana Forum

The meeting on licensing and zoning was the first of two the city of Las Vegas will conduct. The discussion centered around a 38-page regulation draft that is already sparking concern.

NEVADA:  A public forum on local medical marijuana regulations Wednesday night draws such a large crowd that dozens who wanted to get in are turned away. The meeting on licensing and zoning was the first of two the city of Las Vegas will conduct. The discussion centered around a 38-page regulation draft that is already Read the full article…

Bill Maher On Marijuana: ‘It’s My Culture Now’

Bill Maher speaks on stage at the 2014 Television Academy Hall of Fame on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision for the Television Academy

NEVADA: Bill Maher’s admission last week that a Las Vegas club stopped him from smoking marijuana reminded me of a first: The first, and only, time I saw illegal drug use at a headliner’s party was not long after I arrived here in 1999. A veteran headliner and his wife invited me to join them at Read the full article…

City Of Las Vegas Approves Medical Marijuana In City Limits

The council voted 5-2 Wednesday to move forward with setting regulations for the businesses, which could be open by the time state regulations are finalized this year.

NEVADA:  The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to allow medical marijuana dispensaries with its city limits. The council voted 5-2 Wednesday to move forward with setting regulations for the businesses, which could be open by the time state regulations are finalized this year. Those voting against the move said they were concerned about allowing Read the full article…

Clark County Nevada Prepares for Medical Marijuana Regulations

Commissioners told the packed town hall meeting that vague directions from a new state law mean the county is going to have to figure out the details of how the new medical marijuana model will work.

NEVADA:  The debate over medical marijuana is about to pick up in Southern Nevada as Clark County Commissioners are about to tackle the issue head on. Commissioners took questions from people interested in the highly regulated substance. Mona Lisa Samuelson is so passionate about marijuana that she has her own Youtube channel showing people how Read the full article…

The First Pot Stock Billionaire Says His Penny Stock Could Be A Little High

The average daily volume of about 10,900 shares has been light this year, but someone is buying the stock and the $117 it closed at on Friday makes Mackay the world’s first pot stock billionaire thanks to his 15.7 million shares in CannaVest.

NEVADA:  You have probably never heard of Bart Mackay, a 57-year-old Las Vegas lawyer who works on various ventures like Dot Vegas, which operates the .Vegas top-level domain. But on paper, Mackay is the first pot stock billionaire. Mackay’s holdings in CannaVest, which bills itself as the world’s leading hemp-based investment company, are valued at Read the full article…