Metro’s Top Cop Says He Wants To Keep Medical Pot Businesses Safe

Clark County's top law enforcement officer told a room full of marijuana business owners Thursday that he wants to work with them.

NEVADA:  In a state where selling pot could once net you life in prison, Clark County‘s top law enforcement officer told a room full of marijuana business owners Thursday that he wants to work with them. Sheriff Joe Lombardo, who heads the 3,200-officer Metropolitan Police Department, made light of the historic nature of his appearance at a Read the full article…

First Marijuana Dispensary In Las Vegas Area Opens

The first legal medical marijuana dispensary in Clark County opened Monday.

NEVADA:  It was a moment more than two years in the making — or 17 years, depending on how you look at it. The first legal medical marijuana dispensary in Clark County opened Monday morning and made its first sales to invited customers. Euphoria Wellness, a shop in the southwest Las Vegas Valley, is one of 40 dispensaries approved for Clark County Read the full article…

Washington Marijuana Market Mellows

It's a vastly different world from six months ago, when Main Street, Clark County's first recreational marijuana store, opened its doors on July 9 to widespread shortages.

WASHINGTON: Ramsey Hamide looked across the packed shelves and piled boxes of product in the cramped backroom of Main Street Marijuana and stretched out his arms. “Look at this,” the store manager said, smiling victoriously. “Nonstop, growers are coming, bringing us samples, new products.” It’s a vastly different world from six months ago, when Main Read the full article…

Washington’s Marijuana Market Mellows

NORML has long argued against regulations that limit or restrict patients' access to whole plant herbal cannabis.

WASHINGTON:  Ramsey Hamide looked across the packed shelves and piled boxes of product in the cramped backroom of Main Street Marijuana and stretched out his arms. “Look at this,” the store manager said, smiling victoriously. “Nonstop, growers are coming, bringing us samples, new products.” It’s a vastly different world from six months ago, when Main Read the full article…

Marijuana, Assisted Suicide Spark Lively Debate

Nearly 1,000 Clark County high school students debated issues affecting the community, including marijuana legalization, at the 58th annual Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum in Las Vegas.

NEVADA:  Nearly 1,000 Clark County high school juniors and seniors recently attended the 58th annual Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum at the Las Vegas Convention Center. They gathered in groups and discussed a host of issues affecting the community, Nevada, the nation and the world. Each group selected a representative to write about the experience. Read the full article…

Judge Upholds Ban On Marijuana Businesses In Clark County

A fourth judge has upheld a local ban on marijuana businesses.

WAHSINGTON:  A Cowlitz County judge upheld Clark County’s ban on marijuana businesses Wednesday, making it the fourth court in Washington to uphold local government bans on those types of businesses. In the court case, Emerald Enterprises and John M. Larson v. Clark County, the judge agreed with an Attorney General’s Office opinion earlier this year Read the full article…

Landlord Workshop Tackles Marijuana Issues

Landlords say they're faced with tenants who argue they have a right to use the drug in their home.

NEVADA:  Marijuana legalization has left Clark County landlords with many questions regarding their rights as property owners. Can they ban recreational marijuana use in their units? Do smoke-free policies cover marijuana use? And what about marijuana used for medicinal purposes? Clark County Public Health has been helping landlords get answers to those questions — and Read the full article…

More Than 500 Apply For A Slice Of Nevada’s Medical Marijuana Pie

Under new state law approved last legislative session, Nevada can house up to 66 medical marijuana establishments, which include dispensaries, cultivation facilities, testing labs, and companies that produce edible marijuana or marijuana-infused products.

NEVADA:  The state has received more than 500 applications for running medical marijuana establishments in Nevada. Reno Public Radio’s Michelle Bliss reports that after scoring and ranking those applicants, public health officials will announce their choices in November. They expect the first medical marijuana purchases to be made by early next year. Under new state Read the full article…

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…