Las Vegas Airport Adds Amnesty Boxes For Dropping Marijuana Before Flights

What happens in Vegas really can stay in Vegas. Tourists catching a flight out of Sin City can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport. The 10 green bins dubbed “amnesty boxes” prevent federal transportation agents from finding pot on passengers during security […]

Nevada Brings in Over $27 Million During First Month of Recreational Marijuana

Nevada dispensaries raked in more than $27 million during the first month of recreational marijuana sales, generating more than $3.6 million in taxes, according to figures released Thursday by the Nevada Department of Taxation. How does that stack up against the other states with legal marijuana? It’s nearly double. Colorado and Oregon each […]

Nevada May Be in Line for Cannabis Bars, Motels and More Soon

Nevada’s local governments have the green light to license certain businesses that want to allow marijuana consumption on-site, according to an opinion released Sunday by the Legislative Counsel Bureau. Businesses may establish lounges at which patrons can consume marijuana, and municipalities may create ordinances that require those businesses to purchase a license to […]

Nevada Tax Commission Hits Liquor Distributors Again Over Marijuana

The Nevada Tax Commission on Tuesday dealt another blow to liquor distributors hoping to hold a monopoly on distributing retail marijuana throughout the state. Tax commissioners voted to uphold a determination by the Nevada Tax Department that there are not enough licensed liquor distributors to properly serve the state’s recreational […]

Nevada Regulators Make It Clear: Casinos and Cannabis Don’t Mix

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada‘s gambling regulators are grappling with how to deal with the state’s latest legal vice — recreational marijuana— and they’ve made it clear that pot doesn’t belong in casinos. In the first of a series of policy discussions on Thursday, the Nevada Gaming Commission reiterated that as […]

Nevada Judge Halts Marijuana Distributors License Change

CARSON CITY — A district judge on Friday temporarily halted any effort by the Department of Taxation to license additional distributors of recreational marijuana other than liquor wholesalers. The order sought by the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada was granted by District Judge James Todd Russell after he said the […]

Tax-Free Marijuana Is Hitting Nevada Thanks to Native Americans

A tribal Cannabis consulting firm in Nevada has helped arrange key compacts with Native American tribes. Tribal Cannabis Consulting (TCC) is a national consulting firm specializing in Native American cannabis policy. It successfully established the first cannabis compacts between the Nevada Governor’s Office and the Ely Shoshone and Yerington Paiute tribes. The compacts were […]

Nevada Set to Hold Emergency Vote Today for Cannabis Distributors

Following an overwhelming demand for recreational marijuana, Nevada regulators are set to vote Thursday on emergency rules that would expedite licensing for pot distributors. Dozens of retailers started selling recreational marijuana on July 1 but a unique state law could quickly lead to empty shelves. The law dictates only alcohol wholesalers can transport […]

Nevada Governor Steps in as Dispensaries Are Running out of Marijuana

Nevada dispensaries licensed to sell recreational marijuana are running out of pot less than a week after the legal market came to life, according to the state Department of Taxation. On Friday, taxation officials announced that Gov. Brian Sandoval had endorsed the department’s “statement of emergency,” allowing state officials to consider adopting […]

Nevada Recreational Marijuana Sales Could Hit $30 Million by End of 2017

LAS VEGAS — The crowd shouted, “Freedom!” as a local politician made Nevada’s first recreational marijuana purchase, his eyes glassy with tears of joy. State Sen. Tick Segerblom, whose decade-long advocacy for marijuana legalization inspired a local medical strain named “Segerblom Haze,” purchased his flower at Reef Las Vegas dispensary […]