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 […]

The Best Cannabis Dispensaries in America

Cover Photo by Justin Cannabis. In states that have legalized marijuana, either for medical or recreational use, dispensaries are forever changing the practice of buying buds. Visiting these pot shops can be an eye-opening experience for those who have only known the limited options, questionable quality and legal dangers of […]

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 […]

Nevada Pot Emergency Shows The Real Size Of America’s Demand For Cannabis

Photo by Javier Hasse.  This article was originally published on Benzinga, and adapted exclusively for HIGH TIMES. Nevada started selling cannabis for adult use just a few of weeks ago. Just a few days into legalization, dispensaries were already running low on (or even out of) product. Almost every major media […]

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 […]

Wana Brands Dominates Oregon Market, Expands to East Coast in 2018

Wana Brands launched their products in Oregon’s market in July 2016, about a year ago. Since then, their brand presence has grown considerably and their products are now in 240 of Oregon’s 375 dispensaries, according to a press release issued this morning. Wana Brands is an infused products company; they […]

Las Vegas Gets First ISO 17025-Certified Cannabis Lab

According to a press release published earlier this week, DB Labs achieved accreditation, becoming the first ISO 17025-accredited cannabis laboratory in Las Vegas. DB Labs received their accreditation with the help of Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc., an organization that provides third-party assessments to ISO/IEC 17025:2005. DB Labs was also […]

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 […]

DigiPath Gets Rec Testing License, Renews Medical License In Nevada

According to a press release, Digipath, Inc. (OTCQB: DIGP) was awarded a recreational cannabis-testing license and a renewal of their medical cannabis-testing license in Nevada. Digipath Labs is based in Las Vegas, NV The news came the week following Nevada’s opening day for recreational cannabis sales, which began July 1st. […]