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Nevada: $530 Million in Marijuana Sold in FY 2018, State Has Over 8,000 Full-Time Marijuana Jobs

According to a new report by the Nevada Dispensary Association, there was over $500 million in marijuana and marijuana products sold legally in the state in fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018). Of the $529.9 million in marijuana sold, $424.9 million was recreational marijuana, with the remaining $105 million coming from the …

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Nevada: Traffic Deaths Drop Over 10% Following Marijuana Legalization

Contrary to prohibitionist rhetoric, traffic deaths in Nevada dropped over 10% in the first year following the legalization of marijuana. According to data collected and released by the Nevada Department of Public Safety, 277 people died  in car crashes between July, 2017 and May 2018. This is a 10.6% decrease from the same period a …

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Nevada: $41 Million in Legal Marijuana Sold in March, New Monthly Record

Legal marijuana sales in Nevada this March were the highest they’ve ever, according to new data released by the state. The Nevada Department of Taxation says that throughout the state there was over $41 million in marijuana and marijuana products sold legally in March. This easily surpasses the previous monthly record of $35.8 million set …

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Nevada May Become First State to Allow Marijuana Clubs

Marijuana clubs where the plant can be consumed onsite aren’t prohibited under Nevada law, according to state officials. This means that Nevada may soon become the first state with legal marijuana to have marijuana clubs or lounges; such facilities are illegal in the seven other states where the plant has been legalized (although several states, …

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Nevada Legal Marijuana Running Out, Governor Endorses State of Emergency

A state of emergency has been declared in Nevada due to a dwindling supply of marijuana. Legal marijuana sales began in Nevada just 10 days ago, but the state is already running low on the plant. This has led to the Department of Taxation to declare a state of emergency, a declaration that has now …

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Nevada: Legal Marijuana Sale Begin Saturday

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Legal adult marijuana sales will begin in Nevada on Saturday, making it the fifth state in U.S. where legal marijuana sales are taking place. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. PT, those in Nevada who are 21 and older will be able to purchase up to one ounce of marijuana or one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana-infused …

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Nevada Governor Signs Executive Order Allowing Recreational Marijuana Sales to Begin July 1st

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has signed an executive order allowing recreational marijuana sales to begin on July 1st. The order signed into law by Governor Sandoval allows currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries to begin selling marijuana to everyone 21 and older beginning July 1st. The governor’s order comes amid concerns that a judge’s order could …

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Nevada Officials Approve Early Marijuana Sales, to Begin as Soon as July 1st

Nevada officials have approved an early start to legal marijuana sales. The Nevada Tax Commission has given approval to temporary retail marijuana regulations, allowing recreational sales to begin as soon as July 1st. This is according to reporter Patrick Walker, who notes that the rules are “subject to local permits”. Voters in Nevada approved the …

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Nevada Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana Patients to Possess Firearms

Legislation to allow medical marijuana patients to legally possess firearms has been introduced in Nevada. Senator Kelvin Atkinson (D) of Las Vegas introduced Senate Bill 351 yesterday, which would allow medical marijuana patients to possess firearms and a conceal and carry permit. Under current law sheriffs are required to deny a weapons permit if someone is a …

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Nevada Bill Would Allow Early Start of Recreational Cannabis Sales

A bill filed today in Nevada’s Senate would allow recreational cannabis sales to begin immediately upon its passage. Senate Bill 302 would allow medical cannabis dispensaries to immediately begin selling cannabis to anyone 21 and older, regardless of whether or not they’re a qualified patient. Dispensaries would be required to go back to selling exclusively …

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