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  1. Ron Strider

    Nevada Supreme Court To Settle Marijuana Distribution Fight

    The legal saga of who can transport recreational marijuana to the state's pot shops continues, with the Nevada Supreme Court issuing a temporary injunction prohibiting the state Department of Taxation from licensing marijuana businesses as distributors. The Supreme Court, in an order dated...
  2. Ron Strider

    Nevada Tax Commission Again Says No To Liquor Distributors In Marijuana Fight

    The Nevada Tax Commission on Tuesday dealt another blow to liquor distributors hoping to hold a monopoly on distributing retail marijuana throughout the state. Tax commissioners voted to uphold a determination by the Nevada Tax Department that there are not enough licensed liquor distributors...
  3. Ron Strider

    Nevada Opens Cannabis Distribution To Non-Liquor Wholesalers

    It's not just THAT cannabis becomes legal, just as important is HOW we regulate marijuana once it is legal. Until this week, the only companies in Nevada that could distribute marijuana to dispensaries were liquor companies. The proliferation of liquor distributors dates back to the last...
  4. Ron Strider

    Nevada Approves Opening Up Marijuana Distribution Rights

    The Department of Taxation decided Thursday that there are an inadequate number of liquor distributors interested in transporting marijuana to Nevada's retail establishments, opening up the business to others. The decision came after a telephone conference hearing bringing the industry...
  5. Ron Strider

    Cashed? California Cannabis Distributors Aren't Really Distributors

    Under California's now-repealed Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act ("MCRSA"), would-be distributors would have had a field day (which became the subject of great debate industry wide). Under the MCRSA, California's cannabis cultivators and manufacturers would have had to sell their...
  6. Ron Strider

    Nevada Marijuana Shortage Averted, But Legal Troubles Could Drag On

    Nevada dispensaries and their customers can exhale this week as worries of a pot shortage go up in smoke. The state's tax commission voted unanimously to approve a measure that could allow the Department of Taxation to expand recipients of marijuana distributor licenses beyond alcohol...
  7. Ron Strider

    Nevada Takes Steps To End The Great Legal Weed Shortage Of 2017

    After nearly two weeks of Nevada dispensaries selling recreational marijuana without a way to restock their shelves, the pot will soon start flowing around the state again. The Nevada Department of Taxation unanimously approved emergency measures on Thursday to expand who's allowed to move...
  8. Ron Strider

    Nevada's New Pot Business Is Up And Running. But Stores Worry About Supply

    Nevada has become the fifth state to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana, but a battle with state liquor distributors could cause some stores to run out of pot. The new marijuana law, implemented on Saturday, contains a requirement that only Nevada's alcohol distributors can legally...
  9. Ron Strider

    Recreational Sales Of Marijuana In Nevada In Limbo

    Recreational sales of marijuana in Nevada may not begin next month after all. A judge added to the uncertainty Tuesday when he extended a temporary order barring the state from issuing pot distribution licenses to existing medical marijuana dispensaries so they can begin recreational sales...
  10. Ron Strider

    Judge Will Decide Today About Nevada Recreational Marijuana Sales

    A Nevada judge says he expects to decide Tuesday whether the state can move forward with plans for medical marijuana dispensaries to begin selling pot for recreational use for the first time on July 1. Lawyers for the liquor industry and the Nevada Department of Taxation argued at a daylong...
  11. Ron Strider

    NV: How Adam Laxalt Can Use Legal Marijuana To Earn The Governor's Mansion

    One of the smartest things the Legislature did when passing the budget was how they tagged the funds from recreational marijuana. Rather than using the money for some vital program that would immediately become dependent on a new and unpredictable revenue source, the cash from the new excise tax...
  12. Ron Strider

    NV: Wins, Losses And Possible Delays For Recreational Marijuana

    Saturday, July 1. That's the day that adult recreational marijuana sales are set to begin in Nevada, when anyone over 21 can walk into a dispensary and make a purchase. And with temporary regulations in place and a series of related bills signed off on, all seems ready–or it did until about two...
  13. Ron Strider

    Judge Won't Dismiss Lawsuit That Could Delay Nevada Pot Sales

    A Carson City district court judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by liquor distributors against the Department of Taxation over the distribution of recreational marijuana to pot dispensaries. Judge James Wilson said in rejecting the motion that factual disputes need to be...
  14. Ron Strider

    Nevada Aims To Start Selling Marijuana By July 1

    If Nevada officials have their way, tourists and residents will be able to buy pot legally ahead of Independence Day. But before recreational marijuana launches in the state best known for slot machines and showgirls, a judge must decide who has the right to distribute Nevada's newest cash...
  15. Ron Strider

    Nevada Recreational Pot Pits Liquor Lobby, Medical Dealers

    If Nevada officials have their way, tourists and residents alike will be smoking pot ahead of Independence Day. But before recreational marijuana launches in the state best known for slot machines and showgirls, a judge must decide who has the right to distribute what promises to be Nevada's...
  16. Ron Strider

    Court Order Potentially Delays Nevada's Early Recreational Pot Sales

    Nevada's early start to recreational marijuana sales may not happen in July after all. A group of alcohol distributors, known as the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada, filed a complaint saying the temporary regulations passed May 8 violates the voter-approved initiative. May 30, 2017, a...
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    PA: Pittsburgh To Set Zoning Regulations For Medical Marijuana Distributors

    Pittsburgh is changing its zoning regulations to accommodate medical marijuana distributors and producers. City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation that would require distributors to operate only in commercial zones and production facilities only in areas zoned as industrial...