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Nevada Hemp Bill Passed by Assembly Committee, Already Passed Full Senate

A bill to legalize hemp in Nevada has been approved by a key Assembly committee; it’s already passed the full Senate. The Assembly Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining gave approval Friday to Senate Bill 396, sending it towards a vote by the full Assembly. Given the measure has already been passed by the …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

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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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

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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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Cannabis is Now Legal in Nevada

Cannabis is now legal in Nevada for those 21+. Portions of Nevada’s Question 2 have taken effect as of midnight, January 1st. The new law allows those 21 and older to possess and use up to an ounce of cannabis. Of the four states that legalized cannabis on November 8th, Nevada is the third where …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Thousands of Medical Cannabis Applications Leaked in Nevada

A government-run website in Nevada has leaked over 11,700 applications from those attempting to legally distribute medical cannabis in the state. The applications include each person’s full name, social security number, driver’s license number, home address and even information on their physical appearance such as their weight and height. A spokesperson for the department says …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Cannabis Becomes Legal in Nevada on January 1st

The new year will bring with it new cannabis laws in Nevada, as portions of Question 2 take effect. On December 15th parts of Massachusetts’ Question 4 took effect, legalizing cannabis for those 21 and older. Soon it will be Nevada’s turn, as portions of Question 2 take effect on January 1st. As with Massachusetts …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Nevada Senator to Introduce Bill Allowing Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales to Begin Right Away

Nevada State Senator Tick Segerblom (D-Las Vegas) has announced that he’s drafting legislation that would allow medical cannabis dispensaries to begin immediately selling cannabis to everyone 21 and older, until licensed cannabis retail outlets are operating throughout the state (likely sometime in 2018). Oregon lawmakers approved a similar law after voters passed legalization in 2014; …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Nevada Legalizes Cannabis

Nevada Question 2 to Legalize Cannabis has Been Passed by Voters Question 2, an initiative to legalize cannabis, has won handily in Nevada. The measure was the first of this year’s statewide cannabis legalization initiatives to officially make the ballot. Question 2 is modeled almost directly after Colorado’s Amendment 64, approved by voters in 2012. …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Just 3 Weeks Until These 5 States Vote to Legalize Cannabis

We are now just three weeks and two days away from the November 8th election. During this election, five states will be voting on the legalization of cannabis for recreational use. Three additional states (Florida, Arkansas and North Dakota) are voting on medical cannabis legalization. Below is a short summary of all five recreational legalization …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Nevada’s Largest Labor Union Endorses Initiative to Legalize Cannabis

Nevada’s Question 2, which would legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older, has just received arguably its biggest endorsement to date, which comes less than a month before the November 8th election. The endorsement comes from Culinary Local 226, the largest labor union in the state. “Their support demonstrates that the working people of …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

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