New Nevada marijuana laws will likely turn the state known for the partying in Las Vegas, into a cannabis destination, as well.
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A judge has extended a temporary order that prevents the state from issuing distribution licenses to existing medical marijuana dispensaries so they can begin recreational sales July 1.
On July 1, 2017, Nevada will legalize the use and sale of recreational marijuana, which could be a catalyst for long-term gains for three cannabis stocks.
Days after failing twice amid a bitter tug-of-war between lawmakers, Nevada’s special sales tax on marijuana sales was revived and sent to the governor’s desk on the final day of the Legislature.
CARSON CITY, Nev., June 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Nevada Senate Majority Leader Aaron D. Ford issued the following statement on bipartisan negotiations with Governor Brian Sandoval that ensured passage of an excise tax on retail marijuana sales.
The early sale of recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada is in danger of being delayed. On May 30, 2017, a Nevada district court judge issued a temporary restraining order that prevents the Department of Taxation from issuing marijuana distribution licenses.
LAS VEGAS, June 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCBB: FRLF) today announced that it has acquired LaMarihuana.com, the Spanish Speaking community’s leading cannabis portal.
The Nevada Attorney General’s Office has found that the Nevada Tax Commission did not violate the state’s open meeting laws when it failed to mention marijuana in an agenda for a meeting on May 8, 2017.
With Wednesday, May 31, 2017, being the last day to submit recreational marijuana license applications for Nevada’s early-start program, the state has already started adding up the number of applications it has received.
On May 27, 2017, the Canna Community Connection brought together stakeholders for a Reno medical marijuana event to give back to veterans in Nevada by offering them access to free physician evaluations and medical marijuana cards.
LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) is pleased to announce that initial harvest at its Cultivation Lab facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The application period for Nevada’s early-start marijuana sales is officially underway. The Department of Taxation began accepting applications Monday for businesses wanting to grow, produce and sell recreational marijuana.
Licensed Nevada medical marijuana facilities in good standing with state agencies will be allowed to start recreational marijuana sales on July 1, according to the industry’s new state regulating body.
LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Medical Network produces programming for both the waiting rooms of doctors recommending medical marijuana for their patients and for the dispensaries serving those patients.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – South American Gold Corp (OTC PINK: SAGD) is announcing that it has come to an agreement with My Weed Rights to sponsor the My Weed Rights tour with SAGD’s PotCircles product.
HENDERSON, Nev., May 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – mCig, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG) a leading distributor of innovative products, technologies and services for the global medical cannabis industry is pleased to announce the launch of 420 Cloud on Google Play (and available soon in the Apple store), the company’s latest addition to its technology division.
On April 26, 2017, the Reno City Council rejected a measure that would have imposed a six month moratorium on recreational marijuana dispensaries. The council decided to abandon the moratorium after speaking with local dispensary owners.
As marijuana states back off of social pot use for fear of inciting a federal crackdown, Nevada is bucking the trend and pushing ahead with marijuana clubs.
On April 20, 2017, Tikun Olam, a medical marijuana company based out of Israel, announced that it is going to continue its expansion into the United States, following its successful pilot program in the state of Delaware.
IRVINE, Calif., April 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to announce that it has negotiated a deal to begin seeding the 100 Acres in Minden County Nevada adding to the 250 acres of farm lands in the San Joaquin Valley, California for its Industrial Commercial Hemp Grow Initiatives.
On March 27, 2017, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval introduced Senate Bill 508, a marijuana tax bill that would enforce “an excise tax on sales of marijuana and related products by a retail marijuana store.” On April 13, the bill was introduced to the Senate Finance Committee.
Marijuana companies would not have to separate medical and recreational products under a bill heard Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.
LAS VEGAS, April 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — South American Gold Corp. (OTC PINK: SAGD) is proud to announce today that it is in receipt of a countersigned Letter of Intent to acquire Arkham Greenway, LLC, a company designated for recreational marijuana production in the State of Oregon.
LAS VEGAS, March 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Brandon Rexroad, Founder and Executive Vice President of Operations for the Portland-based Shango Premium Cannabis™ enterprise, today announced that Shango has made history in becoming the first-ever cannabis brand to sponsor a FORMULA DRIFT racing series athlete.
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 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.
A bill introduced in the Nevada Senate would allow public use of marijuana in certain circumstances, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. As of Jan. 1, 2017, Nevadans can possess marijuana, but they can use it only in private residences. Senate Bill 236 would allow local governments to give businesses and events licenses so patrons can use marijuana publicly.
BOULDER, Colo, March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the company prepares for growth into new markets, Wana Brands–Colorado’s No. 1 infused gummie manufacturer–has expanded its ranks with the addition of marketing expert, consumer analyst and award-winning fine artist Julia Bright as Brand Manager.
HENDERSON, Nev., Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — mCig, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG), a diversified company focused on the cannabis industry, announced today that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Stony Hill Corp. (OTCQB: STNY) for the purpose of pursuing mutually beneficial business opportunities in the Cannabidiol (CBD) Industry.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen, a leading cannabis management and investment firm based in Los Angeles, grew its workforce more than five-fold and greatly expanded its footprint in 2016 with new investments and operations across North America, the firm said in its annual report released today.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Crown Baus Capital Corp. (OTC PINK: CBCA) announces the Company acquires 100-acre investment participation in the Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS) Property and Drug Development Projects spread across California and Nevada.
A majority of Nevada voters legalized adult-use, retail marijuana on Nov. 8, 2016, but opinions still differ on whether pot is a so-called “gateway drug” to more-addictive substances, according to a Feb. 14, 2017, post at News3LV.com, the website of KSNV in Las Vegas.
HENDERSON, Nev., Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — mCig Inc., (OTCQB: MCIG), a diversified company servicing the legal cannabis, hemp, and CBD markets, announced today it has entered into legally binding subscription agreements with Paul Rosenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Michael Hawkins, Chief Financial Officer for the issuance of 25,000 newly issued Series A Preferred shares each.
CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Maple Leaf Green World (MGW-V) (“Maple Leaf” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a formal purchase agreement with the owner of a vacant site comprising approximately four (4) acres of land in Henderson, Nevada.
Canadian weed? It’s supposed to be pretty good.But Arizona medical marijuana? Super profitable. Ask the people from a Toronto firm who recently announced the “acquisition” — with caveats and disclaimers — of two Mesa dispensaries.
On Jan. 19, 2017, the Carson City Board of Supervisors temporarily banned recreational cannabis dispensaries in Carson City, Nevada. The ban will last for 180 days, unless the state issues regulations before the moratorium has expired.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports that a medical marijuana dispensary was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday.
Although the legal cannabis industry is still in its infancy, it’s already delivering tremendous results. According to tech financial guru Michael A. Robinson, the cannabis industry has been one of the fastest growing sectors in the stock market.
Nevada’s marijuana industry sees the Governor’s proposal to levy an excise tax on the sale of recreational marijuana as more evidence it is a player, with a seat at the table.
A vote is expected in March or April to approve whether or not boxers should be able to smoke pot.
With 13 Medical Cannabis Cups to his name, Kyle Kushman is a prolific cultivator. Strains and genetics are his passion and the host of The Grow Show podcast and High Times columnist loves to share his knowledge.
As Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS:CBIS) goes forward into 2017 with its stock, the company recently announced about its new drug facility in Nevada.
On Wednesday, the Nevada State Medical Marijuana Program became aware that application information about individuals with medical marijuana agent cards, such as employees and owners of medical marijuana establishments, has been disclosed.
On Dec. 29, 2016, Terra Tech (OTCQX:TRTC), a marijuana-focused agriculture company, announced that it is opening a Blüm dispensary in Reno, Nevada, the company’s fourth medical marijuana dispensary in the state, on Jan. 2, 2017.
Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech”) or (the “Company”), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced that its new Blüm dispensary, located at 1085 South Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada, will open to patients on Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 9:00 AM Pacific Time.
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medications, has started work on its second 33,000 sq. ft. pilot cannabinoid drug development and manufacturing facility in Douglas County, Nevada.
DENVER, Dec. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Lucky Edibles ™ a Colorado-based cannabis-infused mint company, is set to unveil new branding for all products this December.
Nevada voters approved recreational marijuana. Now what? Senator Tick Segerblom discusses the next steps ahead as the state draws closer on Question 2’s effective date.
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The recent passage of Question 2 in Nevada, which makes recreational marijuana legal for adults 21 years of age and older as well as seeks to establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed similarly to alcohol, raises questions for medical marijuana patients, including about whether they should renew their patient card.
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Clifford J. Perry, CEO and Co-Founder of Freedom Leaf, Inc., The Marijuana Legalization Company™” (OTC PINK: FRLF), announced today that the company has launched the FLI Agency, a full service marketing and talent agency and has signed the popular band, Los Marijuanos, which it calls the “House Band of the Marijuana Legalization Movement”.™