lounges

  1. Ron Strider

    NV: In Las Vegas, You Can Buy Pot, But There's Nowhere To Smoke It

    Las Vegas' reputation as a place where you can indulge your vices and have a good time helps it lure some 43 million visitors a year. But tourists heading to Sin City hoping to consume newly legal cannabis have a problem: There are few places in town, other than private homes, where someone can...
  2. Ron Strider

    Are Marijuana Lounges The Next Frontier In Cannabis Legalization

    Recreational marijuana legalization is more or less an unstoppable force at this point. More Americans support the cause than ever before, and state governments are jumping on board as well. But once we've accomplished recreational legalization, what's the next step for marijuana movement? Well...
  3. Ron Strider

    Where Buying Marijuana Is Legal, But There's Nowhere To Smoke It

    Las Vegas' reputation as a place where you can indulge your vices and have a good time helps it lure some 43 million visitors a year. But tourists heading to Sin City hoping to consume newly legal cannabis have a problem: There are few places in town, other than private homes, where someone can...
  4. Ron Strider

    Denver's Push For Marijuana Lounges Could Spur Industry Growth Elsewhere

    Denver's choice to approve the first marijuana club in the country could spur other municipalities to do the same. Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip said Tuesday that they will wait until Colorado's capital city moves forward before discussing whether to permit marijuana lounges...
  5. Ron Strider

    NV: County Commissioners Pump The Brakes On Marijuana Lounges

    Marijuana lounges won’t be opening in Clark County any time soon, as commissioners decided unanimously today to put off addressing the issue until at least December. “I’m very concerned and I want to protect the industry,” Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak said after an 80-minute...
  6. Ron Strider

    NV: Marijuana Lounges In Clark County A Complicated Matter

    Could the nation’s first legal and licensed marijuana lounge end up in Southern Nevada? The short answer? Yes, technically. The long answer? It’s complicated. “There’s no rush,” Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani said Friday. The Nevada Legislature’s lawyers threw a curveball to...
  7. Ron Strider

    Nevada Could Be The First State To Setup Marijuana Lounges

    Nevada could become the first state to allow users of recreational marijuana to light up in clubs and lounges, a state legal body said this week, opening a new front in what is already a booming pot business. The state Legislative Counsel Bureau said Monday that state law does not prohibit...
  8. Ron Strider

    Sandoval Against Nevada Marijuana Lounges

    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday said he opposes marijuana lounges and is concerned such facilities could spark the ire of the federal government. Sandoval said his position has not changed since the spring, when his opposition to lounges where patrons can use marijuana helped kill a...
  9. Ron Strider

    Nevada Local Governments Have OK To License Marijuana Lounges

    Able to buy but with nowhere to smoke, Las Vegas tourists and locals could soon have a place to light up their weed. An opinion from the Legislative Counsel Bureau released Monday said no state law prohibits local governments from permitting for marijuana consumption in businesses. That...
  10. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Smoking Lounges Could Be Next In Oregon

    Smoking lounges could still be the next trend for Oregon's recreational marijuana market, under a controversial Senate bill in the Legislature's Joint Committee on Marijuana Regulation. Proponents say cannabis smoking lounges would stimulate tourism and give renters a place to legally smoke...