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  1. Ron Strider

    High Time In Nevada: Our Top Stories About Pot In 2017

    The Silver State went green in 2017, becoming the fifth state to have legal recreational marijuana sales in the U.S. Of all the eight states, and Washington, D.C., to have legalized recreational marijuana since 2014, the Silver State bravely turned around the fastest sales following its 2016...
  2. Ron Strider

    Nevada Marijuana Tax Brings In $5.8 Million In October

    Tax proceeds on Nevada's marijuana sales is continuing an upward trajectory, establishing a new monthly high in October during the fourth month of the state's recreational marijuana program, officials announced Wednesday. The industry brought in more than $5.8 million in October, which...
  3. Ron Strider

    Nevada's 273 Marijuana Businesses Employ 6,700 Workers

    Some surprising new numbers are out about the Silver State's marijuana industry. The Nevada Dispensary Association surveyed it's members and now we're getting a better picture of how big the industry is beyond just looking at sales and tax revenues. State lawmakers from across the U.S. are in...
  4. Ron Strider

    Marijuana In Casinos? Nevada Gaming Policy Committee To Review Position

    On Wednesday, the 12-member panel will begin reviewing whether the state’s casino industry can find a way to coexist with recreational and medicinal cannabis businesses. The odds are seemingly very long of that actually happening, but nonetheless, the committee is moving forward with a review...
  5. Ron Strider

    3 Months Of Recreational Marijuana Sales, Nevada Dispensaries Experience Pot Shortage

    It's been three months since recreational marijuana dispensaries opened across Nevada on July 1. The Nevada Department of Taxation recently released data about the first month of sales. It shows Marijuana sales in July alone generated more than $3.6 million in taxes. Nearly a million of that...
  6. Ron Strider

    Here's How Much Marijuana Nevada Sold In Its First Month Of Legal Pot

    Nevada dispensaries sold $27.1 million of marijuana in July, the first month the state allowed recreational weed use. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that Nevada earned $10.2 million from the newly-formed industry, as marijuana sales outpaced what both Colorado and Oregon made in their...
  7. 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...
  8. Ron Strider

    CA: Applicants For Nevada City Medical Cannabis Dispensary License Discuss Proposals

    Growing Community, one of three applicants for Nevada City's sole medical cannabis dispensary license, is a not-for-profit organization which proposes donating 100 percent of its net proceeds to local nonprofits. Another applicant, Elevation 2477, hopes to operate the city's first "cannabis...
  9. Ron Strider

    NV: Panel Bans Marijuana Possession, Ads At Las Vegas Airport

    Recreational marijuana may be legal in Nevada, but add McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas to the list of places including casinos where pot is still banned. Clark County commissioners have banned marijuana possession and advertising at the airport in a vote Tuesday that raised the...
  10. 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...
  11. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Prices In Nevada Are Up 200% And These Companies Are Set To Capitalize

    Demand for recreational marijuana in Nevada has been much higher than expected and the state is still facing a supply shortage. While this shortage has been a headache for dispensary owners and cultivators, these companies have seen a 200% increase in the price of marijuana in just one month...
  12. Ron Strider

    Marijuana And 'Mayhem' In Nevada

    Nevada stands alone in its unprecedented rush to sell recreational marijuana. This wild ride to "Early Start" has already resulted in national embarrassment with a self-created "pot emergency" being declared on July 6, just five days into sales. The July 1 "Early Start" date was unilaterally...
  13. Ron Strider

    Judge Denies Nevada Marijuana Distribution Injunction Request

    Carson City District Judge James Todd Russell on Thursday denied a preliminary injunction sought by liquor distributors to stop the Nevada Tax Department from letting marijuana licensees get into the business of transporting pot from growers to retailers. Russell said liquor wholesalers have...
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    Licensed growers in Nevada

    I work with a processing company that recently opened up near Vegas...does anyone know any licensed growers in the state they can introduce me to...I don't believe in doing anything for free so any help would be greatly appreciated
  15. Ron Strider

    NV: Las Vegas Attorneys Confident Law Will Keep Pace With Recreational Marijuana

    Just over two years after filling out tens of thousands of sheets of paperwork for their medical marijuana licenses, Nevada weed entrepreneurs didn’t have it as bad this time around, according to lawyers in the new recreational industry. While first-time marijuana business owners scrambled to...
  16. Ron Strider

    Judge Halts Nevada Marijuana Regulators' Licensing Move

    For now, Nevada marijuana regulators won't be able to issue pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers after all. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that a judge on Friday sided with the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada, who have the exclusive rights to...
  17. 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...
  18. Ron Strider

    Nevada Declares Marijuana State Of Emergency To Avoid $100 Million Tax Shortfall

    Typically, putting the name of a state and the phrase "state of emergency" in the same sentence means residents there are facing some serious trouble. Like "natural disaster" type of trouble. Leave it to Nevada to put a new twist on things. State officials there declared an emergency this...
  19. 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...
  20. Ron Strider

    Could Cannabis Be A Tourist Attraction For Nevada

    Tourism officials in Nevada are exploring how legal cannabis could attract visitors to the Silver State. In an email, the Nevada Division of Tourism said the topic of cannabis is set to be included in its upcoming marketing research. Nevada recently became the fifth state to permit...