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Boulder’s cannabis data leader BDS Analytics scoops $3.5 million investment

Boulder’s cannabis data leader BDS Analytics scoops $3.5 million investment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2018


Filed under Culture

One of the cannabis industry’s leaders in data repository has managed to bag a rather sizeable investment of $3.5 million. The Boulder-based company is BDS Analytics. With an investment of this magnitude, BDS can transform its dreams of expanding on a national and international scale into a reality. The funds will be ...

Las Vegas may have cannabis lounges within a few months

Las Vegas may have cannabis lounges within a few months

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor We’ve talked about Nevada’s need for cannabis lounges before, but it looks like Las Vegas could be on its way to making them happen. According to the Las Vegas Sun, officials in the city are working on regulations that would allow cannabis lounges to...

One third of adults are cannabis consumers in cannabis legal states

One third of adults are cannabis consumers in cannabis legal states

Sara Tiradossi

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

According to a recent survey, up to 65 percent of adults stated they consumed cannabis at least “a few times every week.” The survey, which came from canna-business consulting firm Enlucem, considered 1,000 adults above the age of 21 in California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Colorado to f...

Casinos filled with cannabis smoke? Not likely

Casinos filled with cannabis smoke? Not likely

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor Wouldn’t it be fun to go to a casino in Las Vegas and light up a joint without getting in trouble? Well, unfortunately, you probably won’t be able to do that anytime soon. The Nevada Gaming Policy Committee is currently discussing this topic, and local advocates say they don’t believe there will be any changes made to current policies. ...

Nevada’s social cannabis sales for September higher than state’s projections

Nevada’s social cannabis sales for September higher than state’s projections

Sara Tiradossi

November 22, 2017


Filed under Social cannabis

Nevada’s social cannabis market keeps increasing through the third month of full sales, according to new data released by the Nevada Department of Taxation. The state’s dispensaries sold approximately $27.7 million in social cannabis sales in September, which is more than $5 million over the state’s...

Nevada’s cannabis sales reach $33 million in August

Nevada’s cannabis sales reach $33 million in August

Sara Tiradossi

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Nevada’s dispensaries sold more than $33 million in social cannabis products in August, according to data disclosed during the Denver Marijuana Management Symposium last Friday. The August total sales increased by 24 percent from the $27.1 million sales in July. The state collected about $4.8 million...

Nevada’s second largest city to allow cannabis sales this week

Nevada’s second largest city to allow cannabis sales this week

Sara Tiradossi

October 19, 2017


Filed under Social cannabis

Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, five dispensaries in the most populous suburb in Nevada will be able to sell adult-use cannabis legally. The Henderson City Council voted on Tuesday to approve the opening of the dispensaries, three months after the state began allowing cannabis sales on July 1. Henderson...

High sales in Nevada’s social market come as no surprise

High sales in Nevada’s social market come as no surprise

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor Nevada only started selling cannabis for social use in July, and it’s already raking in a lot of money from it, according to a new report from the state’s tax department. Over $27 million worth of cannabis was sold in the first month, which is far more than Colorado, Oregon o...

Feds threatening Nevada tribes looking to tap into legal cannabis

Feds threatening Nevada tribes looking to tap into legal cannabis

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, Social cannabis, Tribal Nations

According to tribal members residing Nevada, federal agencies are threatening cannabis businesses on tribal land even though state social cannabis sales began in July. Although Nevada’s tribal cannabis compact bill became law this summer and allowed tribes to grow and sell cannabis, there are curr...

First month of social sales in Nevada breaks records, sales projected to raise $120 million in tax revenue

First month of social sales in Nevada breaks records, sales projected to raise $120 million in tax revenue

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

October 2, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Social cannabis

According to a report from the Nevada Department of Taxation, social cannabis generated $27.1 million in July, its first month of sales.  The sales were nearly double how much both Colorado and Oregon sold in their first months, and almost seven times what Washington sold. Social cannabis sales in Nevada ...

Nevada to address cannabis industry interactions with casinos

Nevada to address cannabis industry interactions with casinos

Sara Tiradossi

September 22, 2017


Filed under Social cannabis

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday morning he ordered a committee to make policy recommendations on how casinos should work with cannabis businesses. The committee will discuss whether gaming establishments can exchange money with cannabis businesses and whether they can host events...

City council allows 24/7 dispensary near the Las Vegas strip

City council allows 24/7 dispensary near the Las Vegas strip

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 22, 2017


Filed under Social cannabis

The Las Vegas City Council unanimously voted to allow a dispensary near the strip to stay open 24 hours a day. Although city code dictates dispensaries must close between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m., Oasis Cannabis will be the first dispensary near major strip businesses to remain open 24/7. North Las Vegas...

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