At first glance, it’s hard to decide who’s wearing the better outfit: the mustachioed man with the bud-leaf button-up and rhinestone ball cap, or the ponytail guy with the tie-dye shirt featuring a Rastafarian Cookie Monster, who looks a lot like regular Cookie Monster, but with dreadlocks and a treat you assume is laced. But […]

Nevada voters legalized recreational marijuana in November, and officials are trying to put rules in place to start selling it on July 1. It would be the shortest turnaround from legalization to the launch of sales in any of the other seven states and District of Columbia where recreational cannabis is legal. Regulations are complicated […]

In a few months, Nevada will set a new bar for the medical marijuana industry with a provision in the law state legislators passed last year allowing dispensaries to set up shop and allow any legally registered medical marijuana patient from anywhere in the world to purchase marijuana in any of those dispensaries. It’s called “reciprocity,” and […]

Todd Mitchem Consulting in conjunction with Cannabrand , the world’s first full-service marijuana marketing agency, will present five “I Choose Cannabis and Business“ workshops in the fall of 2014 where national experts will share insider profit-driving strategies with cannabis entrepreneurs. Targeting everyone curious about the industry from entrepreneurs to investors, Mitchem and the Cannabrand team will share insider information […]

Las Vegas city officials began accepting applications for medical marijuana land use and licensing permits. An extended deadline for submissions was also announced.  The city said prospective medical marijuana proprietors have until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23 to submit their applications. Applications have to be physically submitted to the city’s Department of Planning at 333 […]

The Nevada Supreme Court  has amended the state rules of professional conduct for lawyers to allow them to counsel clients on the state’s medical marijuana laws. State lawyers have been waiting for the word since the Nevada Bar Association filed a request with the state’s Supreme Court asking for protection for lawyers last month.  The new […]

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The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana filed a petition on Wednesday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Nevada. The group needs to get 101,667 signatures by Nov. 11 to move the process forward. The first stop could be the 2015 Nevada Legislature. Because of tax components the petition would need only two-thirds of the […]

Nevada’s medical marijuana laws went into effect today (April 1st, 2014), making it legal to sell, grow, test and tax medical marijuana in the state. However, government officials say not to expect medical marijuana dispensaries, indoor grow facilities or testing labs to materialize immediately. “There are so many what ifs,” said Adam Mayberry, spokesman for the […]

Beginning April 1, 2014, Nevada law will permit a limited number of medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation facilities, testing labs, and edible marijuana product manufacturers to operate in the state. In anticipation of the potential conflict between state and federal law, the Nevada Bar Association filed a request with the state’s Supreme Court asking for protection for […]