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Nevada Bill Aims to Give Recreational Cannabis Sales an Early Start

Nevada Bill Aims to Give Recreational Cannabis Sales an Early Start

Nevada Bill Aims to Give Recreational Cannabis Sales an Early Start

Hoping to help fight the proliferation of black market cannabis, two Nevada state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would give an early start to recreational cannabis sales.

Nevada Bill Would Vacate Convictions for Marijuana Possession

Nevada Bill Would Vacate Convictions for Marijuana Possession

Nevada residents convicted of simple marijuana possession could get a new lease on life if one state lawmaker gets his way. Introduced by Assemblyman William McCurdy II, Assembly Bill 259 would vacate the convictions of Nevada residents who had been caught with one ounce or less of marijuana before Jan. 1, 2017.

Nevada Offers Medical Marijuana Card Application Online

Nevada Offers Medical Marijuana Card Application Online

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Nevada officials say they will now offer the medical marijuana card application process online. The Las Vegas Sun reports that doing so will eliminate the need for patients to make trips to a Department of Motor Vehicles branch and a Division of Public and Behavioral Health office. Patients will be able

Is Big Marijuana Calling the Shots in Nevada? Hardly, Records suggest

Is Big Marijuana Calling the Shots in Nevada? Hardly, Records Suggest

As Nevada voters prepare to vote this fall on whether to decriminalize recreational marijuana use, they’re going to hear a sinister-sounding warning that the push for legalization is being fueled by out-of-state money.

Nevadan Experts Disagree on Marijuana's Role as a Gateway Drug

Nevada Inundated with Applications for Medical Marijuana Cards

On Feb. 11, 2016, Joseph Pollock, deputy administrator of the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, reported to the Legislative Interim Finance Committee that there are 14,000 patients with medical marijuana cards in the state, with that number expected to grow to 60,000.


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