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First ever Las Vegas cannabis marketplace is already in business

First ever Las Vegas cannabis marketplace is already in business

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2019

Nevada legalized recreational cannabis back in 2016. Since this time, there’s been some confusion in terms of where consumers can legally enjoy their bud. Previously, tourists visiting Nevada had limited choice as to where they could legally consume cannabis; unless they were friends with a local ...

Nevada governor to ramp up restrictions for legal cannabis marketplace

Nevada governor to ramp up restrictions for legal cannabis marketplace

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

On Friday, October 11, Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak of Nevada revealed that he would be enforcing tighter regulations for the state's budding legal cannabis market. The news comes following reports of foreign national funneling donations towards the election of two political candidates in 2018. Bo...

Nevada judge halts permit process for the launch of retail pot shops

Nevada judge halts permit process for the launch of retail pot shops

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 15, 2019

On Friday August 23rd, Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez has frozen the permit process for a number of new recreational cannabis stores in Nevada. An injunction was issued by the judge after concerns arose regarding compliance among Nevada's cannabis retail business owners; the busines...

Nevada urged to reveal cannabis licensing process

Nevada urged to reveal cannabis licensing process

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 18, 2019

Nevada's cannabis industry might have gotten off to a great start, but the state is now being slammed with a number of lawsuits regarding secrecy issues with awarded cannabis retail licenses. Possessing such a license permits a business to legally sell cannabis in the state, where weed was officially...

Nevada Governor signs order to create cannabis board advisory panel

Nevada Governor signs order to create cannabis board advisory panel

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 5, 2019

Nevada is known for being a gaming hotspot and, since recreational cannabis legalization was enacted on July 1, 2017, it has also emerged as a destination for cannabis tourism. Now, with Nevada Governor Stephen F. Sisolak signing an order to create a cannabis board advisory panel, the legal weed industry looks set to live up to Nevada's gaming reputati...

Nevada initiates new regulations for cannabis product marking

Nevada initiates new regulations for cannabis product marking

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 18, 2019

New year, new start, as they say. This saying rings true for producers of edibles and infused cannabis in Nevada. From the first day of January, a new set of requirements went into effect across the state. Nevada's new regulations for cannabis product marketing were initiated by Nevada’s Marijuana Enforcement Division. In order to comply with the new regulations for cannabis ...

Nevada almost doubles its cannabis stores by approving an additional 61

Nevada almost doubles its cannabis stores by approving an additional 61

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 2, 2019

Nevada has approved an additional 61 provisional recreational cannabis retail licenses, which puts the number of stores in Nevada's exploding market at almost double it's previous amount. Prior to this occurrence, the process was merely available to people who had medical cannabis permits. According to cannabis consul...

Wholesale cannabis prices fall 50 percent in Oregon and Washington

Wholesale cannabis prices fall 50 percent in Oregon and Washington

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 9, 2018

Bulk cannabis prices are plummeting across the United States’ recreational markets, according to data released by Cannabis Benchmarks. This division of New Leaf Data Services is a major provider of business, financial and industry data for North America’s cannabis industry. In comparison with figures...

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