City Of Mesquite To Accept Applications For Medical Marijuana Establishments

City of Mesquite will begin accepting applications for Conditional Use Permits for all types of medical marijuana establishments anytime up until 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

NEVADA:  The City of Mesquite Development Services Department will accept applications for Conditional Use Permits for all types of medical marijuana establishments anytime up until 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Interested applicants should contact the Development Services Department to obtain the necessary application materials and instructions. The Nevada State Department of Health and Human Read the full article…

Arizona Medical-Marijuana Patients Could Buy Pot in Nevada Dispensaries Under New Plan

ARIZONA: Medical-marijuana patients from Arizona and other states could shop legally at as-yet-unopened Nevada dispensaries under a plan being developed by Nevada authorities. Chad Westom, bureau chief of the Nevada Division of Public & Behavioral Health, said on Monday that his state’s new medical-marijuana program will honor Arizona registration cards. Arizona’s 2010 medical-marijuana law allows Read the full article…

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson Named Pot Company CEO

Cannabis Sativa Inc hires former New Mexico Gov

NEW MEXICO: A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement came as Cannabis Sativa Inc. said it had acquired marijuana research business Kush while company officials work to navigate Read the full article…

This Las Vegas Bank Eager To Do Business With Would-Be Marijuana Dispensary

This Las Vegas bank is eager to do business with MMJ dispensary

NEVADA:  If finance executives are worried about getting involved with medical marijuana clients, don’t tell Las Vegas banker John Sullivan. First Security Bank of Nevada, led by CEO Sullivan, has signed on to manage cash and other banking transactions for would-be dispensary operator GrowBLOX Sciences. GrowBLOX, which said it “operates with the utmost compliance integrity,” said 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…

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…