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  1. Ron Strider

    The+Source Dispensaries Host Overwhelmingly Successful Food Drive In Nevada

    Nevada is going green this holiday season as The+Source, with dispensaries in Henderson and Las Vegas, hosts a food drive through Sunday, Dec. 24 to benefit food banks in Southern Nevada. For each non-perishable food item donated, customers will receive $2 in store credit. In celebration of...
  2. Ron Strider

    Former NBA Star John Salley Talks About How Marijuana Has Become A Family Business

    Former NBA star John Salley recently was in Las Vegas to attend the country's biggest marijuana business conference, MJBizCon. He was there to promote Deuces, a new marijuana venture he is running with his daughter Tyla. Named for his number (Salley wore number 22 for playing for teams...
  3. Ron Strider

    NV: Recreational Marijuana Dispensary Offers Drive-Thru In Las Vegas

    A recreational marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas has opened a drive-thru window. The ownership team tells the Las Vegas Sun the fast food-style drive-thru on tribal land near downtown Las Vegas is the first of its kind in the country. Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Chairman Benny Tso said the Nuwu...
  4. Ron Strider

    Essence - Henderson Prepares For Historic Transition To Recreational Cannabis Sales

    LAS VEGAS – October 18, 2017 – Essence Vegas, Nevada’s premier marijuana dispensary and resource center, invites the Henderson community to celebrate the historic transition to recreational cannabis sales in Henderson. Beginning 8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, Henderson residents and tourists...
  5. Ron Strider

    NV: Light Up The Lounges: An Argument For Recreational Cannabis Clubs

    Marijuana advocates scored a major victory last November, when voters approved recreational cannabis. But its pathway remains an obstacle course: the alcohol industry's meddling, Henderson's slowness to permit sales, the void of places where tourists can enjoy cannabis products (legal only at...
  6. Ron Strider

    NV: Las Vegas Marijuana Shop Can Stay Open 24/7

    Las Vegas is getting its first 24/7 pot shop. City code forces dispensaries to close between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. But the City Council on Wednesday unanimously voted to let Oasis Cannabis to be an always-open marijuana dispensary. Mayor Carolyn Goodman, whose son has ownership interest in marijuana...
  7. Ron Strider

    NV: Will Las Vegas Be "Amsterdam On Steroids"? Door Opens For Pot Lounges

    What happens in Vegas will still stay in Vegas — but perhaps no longer behind closed doors, at least when it comes to pot. Earlier this week, Nevada's Legislative Counsel Bureau gave the green light for marijuana to be permitted in public places, as long as patrons are of legal age. Citing a...
  8. Ron Strider

    NV: Disbarred Las Vegas Lawyer Wanted In Pot Dispensary Scam

    A now-disbarred Las Vegas lawyer and his childhood friend were indicted this month after at least three people were scammed into investing thousands of dollars in a fake medical marijuana company. Easton K. Harris was suspended by the State Bar of Nevada in December 2015 and disbarred in June...
  9. Ron Strider

    NV: North Las Vegas Says Marijuana Ownership Info Is Private

    Want to own a pot business but don't want anyone to know? Open up shop in North Las Vegas. They've got you covered. North Las Vegas denied a Review-Journal request for who owns the city's marijuana businesses, claiming that the names and ownership interests are not public documents. That...
  10. Ron Strider

    Nevada Marijuana Law Puts Tourists In A Tough Spot

    Anything goes in Las Vegas, right? Wrong. On the Strip, buying marijuana legally is one thing, smoking it is another. Last month Nevada became the eighth state to allow the sale of recreational pot to adults 21 and over. The law mandates that legally bought marijuana be consumed in a...
  11. Ron Strider

    NV: Tourists Buying Marijuana In Las Vegas Have Nowhere To Smoke It In Las Vegas

    Recreational marijuana sales are booming in Las Vegas as tourists catch on. But under current Nevada law, there's only one place people can consume cannabis: their private residence. Nevada is now the fifth state where adults can legally purchase marijuana. Sales are booming as tourists catch...
  12. Ron Strider

    NV: Plans For Las Vegas Marijuana Bus Tours Hit Legal Roadblock

    A handful of private bus companies want to give passengers a chance to take the high road in Las Vegas. These would-be roach coaches want to offer a space that complies with state laws to privately consume marijuana, but the shuttle operators have hit a bump in the road. A little-known...
  13. Ron Strider

    NV: Clark County Issues Reminder, No Marijuana In Tour Buses, Limos, Moving Vehicles

    Clark County Business License officials are reminding Las Vegas-area residents and visitors that consuming marijuana in illegal in moving vehicles. Officials have learned that some persons have sought to rent tour buses and limousines so that they may consume marijuana in them, which is...
  14. Ron Strider

    Tourists, Locals Buy Nevada's Legal Recreational Marijuana

    Cheers and long lines of tourists and locals alike greeted the first day of sales of recreational marijuana on Saturday as Nevada became the fifth state with stores selling pot to the public in a market that is expected to outpace all others in the U.S. thanks to the millions of visitors who...
  15. Ron Strider

    Las Vegas Adds A New Lure To Its Repertoire As Nevada Legalizes Pot

    Oscar Goodman has dealt with his share of complicated local issues – a mixture of gambling, prostitution and a lot of public drinking. But the former Las Vegas mayor never imagined the newest vice to arrive in the city: legal marijuana. He never imagined it, but he likes it. "We in Las Vegas...
  16. Ron Strider

    Nevada Becomes Fifth US State To Allow Cannabis Sales For Recreational Purposes

    Nevada has become the fifth state in the US with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes. People aged 21 and above can now buy up to an ounce of the drug at a time and use it in their homes if they have a valid ID in the western state, which is famed for the hotels and casinos in...
  17. Ron Strider

    Recreational Marijuana Sales In Nevada A Month Away, Could Be A Boon For Las Vegas

    Only a month remains until Nevada is set to join a select number of states that can legally sell recreational marijuana. Barring any delays, up to one ounce of marijuana will be available for sale July 1 to those 21 and older as a result of Question 2 passing last fall. This will be the first...
  18. Ron Strider

    You Can Soon Add Weed To Everything Else You Can Pick Up In Vegas

    Las Vegas has long been known as a town for getting a little wild. Now, you can add legally buying and smoking marijuana to its list of recreational activities. Nevada’s Tax Commission on Monday approved a set of temporary regulations allowing the state to issue recreational marijuana licenses...
  19. Ron Strider

    Nevada Pushes Ahead With Marijuana Clubs

    As marijuana states back off of social marijuana use for fear of inciting a federal crackdown, Nevada is bucking the trend and pushing ahead with pot clubs. Senate Bill 236, which would let local governments permit marijuana social clubs and other forms of public use currently outlawed, took one...
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    A Tale Of Two Cities - Where To Go With Cannabis Tourism In Los Angeles And Las Vegas

    --In November of 2016, both Prop 64 and Prop 2 passed legalizing recreational marijuana in the states of California and Nevada. --By the end of 2016 Los Angeles welcomed 47.3 million visitors to its sunny locale while Las Vegas had 42.9 million flock to Las Vegas. A two months ago on...