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.
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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.
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCQB: FRLF) has joined forces with WallStreet Research (WSR) to be the Financial Go-To organizations for public companies to aid in Financial Research Reports and Marijuana/Hemp Investment and information Forums in LA, San Francisco, Boca Raton, FL and NYC throughout the year.
In the state of Nevada, the issue of recreational marijuana distribution licenses is once again back in court. On Aug. 11, 2017, Nevada District Judge James Todd Russell issued an injunction against the Department of Taxation to prevent the issuance of distribution licenses to businesses other than alcohol distributors.
On Aug. 10, 2017, the Nevada Department of Taxation determined that there is an insufficient number of alcohol distributors applying for recreational marijuana distribution licenses, paving the way for other players within the marijuana industry to participate.
The legal use of marijuana is the latest temptation available to tens of millions of people who visit Las Vegas each year. But the law mandates the legally bought marijuana be consumed in a private residence, which puts tourists in a tough spot.
With recreational marijuana now legal in Nevada, home of America’s gambling capital, the casino lobby wants federal marijuana banking guidance on how to deal with money connected to state-legal marijuana markets.
A tribal Cannabis consulting firm in Nevada has helped arrange key compacts with Native American tribes. In Nevada and elsewhere, Native American tribes are sparking marijuana businesses.
MESQUITE, Nev., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Sativa. Inc. (OTCQB:CBDS) announced today that the Company has acquired a controlling interest in PrestoCorp (a.k.a. PrestoDoctor), an online telemedicine platform providing access to knowledgeable physicians for a safe and confidential way to get a medical marijuana recommendation using secure video conferencing technology (https://prestodoctor.com).
Recreational marijuana is now legal in Nevada — but the rollout isn’t exactly going according to plan. Marijuana producers are allowed to take every step involved in bringing cannabis from the soil to the store, except for one: distribution. That means vertically integrated companies have to hire third-party distributors just to move marijuana down their own hallway.
A Nevada judge has denied a request by the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada to block emergency regulations allowing the state to temporarily issue recreational marijuana distribution licenses.
ANAHEIM, Calif., July 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, CCIA and NCIA are proud to announce Track 3 of the agenda for the California Cannabis Business Conference: Cultivation.
According to Emily Wilson, some medical patients across the valley can’t afford the price gouge on Nevada marijuana and are turning to the streets for cheaper prices.
Tourists and locals alike flocked to Nevada dispensaries after the state greenlit the sale of recreational marijuana, but less than two weeks later dispensaries across the state are facing a major problem: a lack of marijuana. On July 13, 2017, an emergency regulation was approved in an effort to solve the Nevada marijuana shortage and keep businesses open.
DENVER, July 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dewmar International BMC, Inc. (OTC PINK: DEWM) a diversified operating company that conducts business across a multitude of synergistic business sectors announced today that its Nevada subsidiary, United States Hemp Corporation, has created a wholly-owned subsidiary by the name of Cannabis Intellectual Property Holdings, LLC in order to protect a number of medical cannabis intellectual property assets.
A recent Arizona medical marijuana merger has enabled a national marijuana company to become the largest operator in the Grand Canyon State. On July 11, 2017, Harvest merged with Modern Flower, a local cultivator, making Harvest the greatest license-holder for medical cannabis dispensaries and cultivation facilities in the state.
SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabiniers, a foodservice, technology & brand management company revolutionizing the cannabis industry with patented, safe and natural flower-based extraction technology, today announced the official launch of Brewbudz, the world’s first product line of cannabis infused coffee, tea and cocoa delivered through a 100% compostable flower-based single-brew pod, in Nevada.
After nearly a week of sales, Nevada dispensaries are on the verge of running out of marijuana. On July 7, 2017, it was announced that Gov. Brian Sandoval had endorsed a “statement of emergency” issued by the state Department of Taxation, giving the department the latitude to adopt emergency regulations aimed at fixing the marijuana shortage.
LAS VEGAS, July 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCQB: FRLF) The Marijuana Legalization Company, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to purchase CO2 Supercritical Extraction equipment for legal hemp CBD extraction from NuAxonTech, the producer of world class, large capacity Co2 Supercritical Extraction equipment.
LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Skinvisible announces that by mutual consent, its license agreement with Cannaskin, LLC has been terminated, allowing Skinvisible to pursue without constraints its objective of licensing its cannabis products globally.
LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Friday Night Inc. (the “Company”) (CSE:TGIF) (FRANKFURT:1QF) is pleased to provide an update on the Company’s 91% owned asset, Alternative Medicine Association, LC (AMA), which continues to achieve record sales in Las Vegas.
Medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas are now selling pot to anyone who can prove they are over the age of 21. The measure to legalize marijuana was approved by Nevada voters last November, and now for the first time, a torrent of Fourth of July tourists will be able to enjoy them – with some restrictions
LAS VEGAS, July 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — DJ Envy, Nick Pattiwhack and Dan Tha Man hit up the 702 with one of the largest black-owned cannabis lifestyle and innovation companies, MEZZ Brands, celebrating the legalization of recreational cannabis across the state of Nevada.
BOULDER, Colo., June 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CLS Holdings USA, Inc. (OTCQB: CLSH) (“CLS Holdings” or the “Company,”) a diversified cannabis company operating as Cannabis Life Sciences, announced today that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent with privately owned Pure Harvest Cannabis Producers, Inc. of Las Vegas, Nevada.
The partygoers of Sin City will soon be given the opportunity to indulge in recreational marijuana this Saturday. On July 1, 2017, Nevada recreational marijuana sales will commence as dispensaries will have the green light to sell to adults.
LAS VEGAS, June 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Legal adult marijuana sales will begin in Nevada on Saturday, making it the fifth state in the nation to establish a regulated marijuana market for adults.
On June 26, 2017, the Nevada Tax Commission adopted emergency recreational marijuana regulations that clear the way for early sales in the state.
New Nevada marijuana laws will likely turn the state known for the partying in Las Vegas, into a cannabis destination, as well.
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.