Nevada

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Thu
30
Jul

Nevada Dispensaries Accused of Selling Tainted Cannabis

Nevada is currently investigating new instances of tainted cannabis flower being sold in multiple dispensaries across the state following a recall. 

Thu
09
Jul

Cannabis Sales Soar in 5 Western States During May

A Detailed Look at Cannabis Sales in California, Oregon, Arizona, Colorado and Nevada

Tue
07
Jul

From criminal justice reform to a new Cannabis Compliance Board, new laws take effect in Nevada on July 1

Laws implementing a wide range of criminal justice reforms, establishing a state board responsible for regulating marijuana and creating a payday loan database finally take effect Wednesday, more than a year after the 2019 legislative session ended.

Another bill, which will raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2024, technically took effect on July 1, 2019, though the first wage increase kicks in on Wednesday.

Other bills that take effect Wednesday aim to reduce workplace violence in hospitals and psychiatric hospitals, establish new provisions regarding the regulation and labeling of hemp products and raise the GPA requirement for the Millennium Scholarship.

Mon
15
Jun

Nevada Gov. To Pardon Tens Of Thousands Of Marijuana Convictions

Should the resolution pass, the Nevada pardons represents growing marijuana-centric criminal justice reform occurring nationwide.

A new resolution introduced by Gov. Steve Sisolak would pardon tens of thousands of low-level marijuana offenders in Nevada, a state that voted to fully legalize cannabis in 2016. Sisolak will present the resolution to the Nevada Board of Pardons Commissioners next week. If passed, it will provide an unconditional pardon for anyone convicted of possessing less than one ounce of marijuana.

Fri
12
Jun

Nevada governor announces plans to pardon small marijuana possession convictions

A resolution being drafted by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak would pardon tens of thousands of people who have been convicted for possessing small amounts of marijuana, according to a statement posted to Twitter Thursday.

Tue
26
May

Nevada Sold $692 Million In Legal Cannabis Last Year. What Happens In 2020?

Nevada sold $692 million in legal taxable cannabis last year. 

Nevada Cannabis Industry 2020 Economic Impact Report just released by the state's Dispensary Association shows a 20 percent sales increase from 2018. It also shows that the state collected a total of $172 million in excise tax, sales tax, and licensing fees from the industry. 

Fri
22
May

New Poll Shows Those Living In Cannabis-Legal States Consider The Law Successful

For residents in states that have legalized marijuana, the grass is indeed greener on their side.

That’s the takeaway from new polling data released earlier this month. The survey, from pollster YouGov, found that in “many states where recreational cannabis is legal, a plurality of citizens believes these laws have been more of a success than a failure overall.” 

Fri
15
May

Poll: Respondents in Adult-Use Marijuana States Say Legalization Has Been Successful

Most adults living in states where marijuana use is legal view the policy change as successful, according to state-specific polling data compiled by YouGov.com.

Respondents in California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, and Washington were asked their opinion regarding whether their state’s adult-use legalization policy “has been a success or a failure.”

Wed
06
May

The Plight Of Nevada’s Cannabis Businesses

Even though Nevada cannabis companies have been deemed essential businesses and continue limited operations, due to the federal prohibition on marijuana, none of the companies are eligible for federal small business relief. Our contributor Brian Bahouth with the Sierra Nevada Ally reports that some companies may not make it without a lifeline, even with the recent allowance of curbside pickup.

Mon
27
Apr

1 Thing You Should Do Before Buying a Pot Stock

Investing in cannabis has never been more challenging than it is today. There are many pot stocks to choose from and not all of them carry the same risks. In addition to cash flow and profitability, investors need to consider how much growth to expect from the company as well as the stock's current valuation.

However, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, there's another item that needs to enter the equation: Where its operations are. Being in the wrong state could prove to be catastrophic.

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