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A bill before the Colorado State Legislature would allow legalized delivery of marijuana. State Rep. Jonathan Singer and others are behind the push to make delivery of pot in Colorado legal.
DENVER, Jan. 31, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Award-winning music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson has announced that his legendary WILLIE’S RESERVE™ cannabis stash will launch a new product line sourced from Sungrown cannabis.
Celebrities who flaunted their pot smoking for decades when it was taboo are now cashing in on the legal cannabis boom.
The Nevada Tax Department is taking steps to address issues with state-licensed cannabis testing facilities. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, four of the the state’s nine licensed cannabis testing facilities have been suspended in the last five months.
It has been just over six months since Nevada began selling legal recreational cannabis, and sales continue to surpass the Silver State’s projections.
Nevada marijuana growers are fearful of going out of business as the state moves forward with a set of permanent regulations that some cultivators say give dispensaries an economic advantage.
Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday that Congress must address federal marijuana laws following a decision by the Trump administration to lower the barrier on federal prosecutions in states that have decriminalized use for medical and recreational purposes.
CARSON CITY, Nev., Jan. 4, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Statement from Governor Brian Sandoval on the announcement from the Department of Justice that United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind the previous administration’s directives that discouraged enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that had legalized the substance.
After a lifetime of conquering opponents in the ring, legendary boxer Mike Tyson has set his sights on a new opponent: the legal cannabis industry. On Dec. 20, 2017, Tyson broke ground on a 40-acre cannabis resort in California City, Nevada.
Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry hit a new high, selling more than $37.9 million in October. The state has earned nearly $20 million in marijuana tax revenue since the adult-use market launched in July.
Tax revenue from Nevada’s fledgling marijuana industry continues to climb. On Dec. 20, 2017, the Nevada Department of Taxation reported that marijuana sales brought in approximately $5.8 million in tax revenue in the month of October.
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Nevada is going green this holiday season as The+Source, with dispensaries in Henderson and Las Vegas, hosts a food drive through Sunday, Dec. 24 to benefit food banks in Southern Nevada. For each non-perishable food item donated, customers will receive $2 in store credit.
Las Vegas, Dec. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The+Source, with dispensaries in Henderson and Las Vegas, has introduced a new cannabidiol (CBD) vapor oil as an optional treatment for patients who may suffer from a variety of injuries caused by demanding athletic activity.
Although the Silver State just started recreational marijuana sales this past summer, the number of workers Nevada marijuana businesses employ is creating quite the buzz.
Local businesses are facing a dilema now that recreational marijuana is legal in Nevada. The question is, do they hire someone who uses the drug on their own time? Companies are being forced to review their policies.
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Leafceuticals, Inc., a wholly owned division of FRLF has entered into an initial purchase agreement with hemp producer Harris Farms, Ltd, of Pahrump, NV
Policymakers with the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee are hoping to give recreational marijuana a second look. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the committee has scheduled a meeting on Nov. 29, 2017, to reexamine its marijuana policy.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCQB: FRLF) The Marijuana Legalization Company™, is boldly going where no other cannabis/hemp company has gone, bringing the ancient tradition of Ayurvedic herbal formulas derived from organically grown plants using NuAxon Supercritical C02 Extractors to deliver the purest possible products to the modern world of vaporization. The Vapes include these formulas along with full spectrum Hemp Cannabidiol, CBD.
Big-box stores won’t be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too.
It looks like Nevada cannabis sales are still ranking high for the recreational market. The Nevada Department of Taxation released the state’s results for recreational cannabis sales for the month of September, and the data proves that sales are still going strong.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Green Gorilla, a leading manufacturer of cannabidiol (CBD) supplements, pet care products and cannabis growing supplies and tools, and Pure Grow Soil, a producer of no-till organic super soil, have entered into a strategic alliance to produce, market and sell cannabis growing soil under Green Gorillas Master Grower brand.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In Amazon bestseller “Tipping the Scale: The Book That Changed Everything You Know About Investing in Cannabis”, a 140-page roadmap for investors seeking to understand the legal cannabis industry and the first-ever book of its kind, author Michael Brubeck lays out provocative, controversial and insightful cannabis industry predictions.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – At Marijuana Business MJBizCon 2017, Emerald Scientific announced the first in a series of videos aimed at making the extraction process of cannabis more efficient using CO2, helping businesses improve their bottom line.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On the heels of the makers of Corona making a $190 million investment into a cannabis company, more than 200 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Toronto at the Arcview Investor Forum next week to consider opportunities from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like format.
LAS VEGAS & VANCOUVER, Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc. (Friday Night) (CSE: TGIF) (FRA: 1QF) (OTC PINK: VPGDF) has received approval on its land use application from the Clark County Commissioners hearing, held on November 8th, to cultivate cannabis on the new property.
Congresswoman Dina Titus voted for the marijuana legalization measure on Nevada’s ballot a year ago. Since then, she has been fighting on Capitol Hill to get the federal government to respect the decision she and a majority of her constituents made to end prohibition.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCQB: FRLF) is very pleased to announce that Paul Pelosi Jr. has accepted our invitation to become Chairman of Freedom Leaf’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On the heels of the makers of Corona making a $190 million investment into a cannabis company, more than 200 high-net worth investors from around the world, eager to invest in the fastest growing industry in America will gather at the The M Resort for a two day “Shark Tank”-like pitch forum on Monday, November 13th and Tuesday, November 14th, hosted exclusively for members of The Arcview Investor Network.
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. (“GLH” or the “Company”) (CSE:GLH) (OTCQB:GLDFF), a leading cannabis oil solutions company and dispensary operator built around recognized brands, today announced that it has been granted a business license by the City of Las Vegas, in the State of Nevada, to commence sales of its high quality cannabis-infused products to medical and adult-use dispensaries in the city.
BOULDER,Colo., Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands, Colorado’s top-selling infused products manufacturer, will provide its popular family of extended-release cannabis capsules, WanaCapsXR in five new states, Nevada, Arizona, Illinois, Florida and Oregon.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCQB: FRLF), “The Marijuana Legalization Company”, presented its plans for the coming years at the Alternative Asset Summit and ReLeaf seminar that took place at the Encore at Wynn Hotel and Conference Center in Las Vegas, Monday and Tuesday.
While supply shortages may have hampered Nevada recreational marijuana sales when the second month of sales commenced on Aug. 1, 2017, the industry was able to rebound and close out the month of August with more than $33 million in sales.
According to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, Colorado saw a reduction in the number of opioid overdose fatalities after enacting recreational legalization.
On Oct. 3, 2017, the Nevada Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding a dispute over the distribution rights of recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada. The case is the culmination of months of back and forth between the state’s Department of Taxation and the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada.
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Player’s Network, Inc. (OTCQB: PNTV), a diversified holding company operating in media and marijuana, announced today that WeedTV.com successfully launched, with an original, live-streamed production from September 22 through September 25 at a stunning private estate/resort in Las Vegas, which became “Weed House.”
Nevada took a chance on recreational cannabis this summer, and it looks like the payout is huge. In its first month of adult-use sales, Nevada raked in nearly $3.68 million in cannabis tax revenue
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc.™ (OTCQB: FRLF), The Marijuana Legalization Company ™, will be making presentations at two major financial conferences in October, at the New West Summit in Oakland (Oct. 13, 14, 15), and at the Alternative Asset ReLeaf Summit (Oct. 23) in Las Vegas, Freedom Leaf’s hometown.
On Sept. 19, 2017, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed an Executive Order requiring the Gaming Policy Committee to reconvene to talk cannabis policy by Dec. 15.
CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he has signed an Executive Order reconvening the Gaming Policy Committee to gather information, engage in discussion, and provide recommendations on policies related to the potential interactions between Nevada’s gaming industry and the state’s fledgling marijuana industry.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today American Green, Inc. (OTC: ERBB) has announced that after the necessary time to crystalize the first phase of its multi-year plan, it has started working in and around Nipton with locals and visiting specialists alike.
The ongoing drama over who can distribute recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada is now heading before the Nevada Supreme Court.
DENVER, Sept. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to report it is planning to expand its point-of-sale system, MassRoots Retail (formerly known as Odava), to the Nevada cannabis market.
In Nevada, state health officials are gearing up to launch a public information campaign to dissuade expectant mothers from using marijuana during pregnancy.
It looks like cannabis travelers and advertisers will have to be more conscientious when using the Las Vegas airport. On Sept. 5, 2017, Clark County commissioners approved a measure to ban both possession and advertisement of cannabis at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
On Aug. 29, 20017, the Nevada Tax Commission rejected an appeal from the state’s alcohol distributors to restore its exclusive rights to recreational cannabis distribution.
On Aug. 24, 2017, the Nevada Gaming Commission reiterated its stance on prohibiting any association with the recreational marijuana industry.
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (OTCQB: CLSH) or the “CLS”, a development stage diversified cannabis company operating as Cannabis Life Sciences, announced today that it had entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire a high potential cannabis vertical that operates in Nevada.
Nevada recreational cannabis sales have declined by approximately 20-30% since first launching in July of this year, according to a report published by the Nevada Department of Taxation and obtained by the Reno Gazette-Journal.
On Aug. 17, 2017, Nevada District Judge James Todd Russell lifted a temporary restraining order against the Nevada Department of Taxation that prevented the department from issuing recreational marijuana distribution licenses to businesses other than licensed alcohol distributors.