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 pot from growers to the dispensaries where it’s sold. The measures come after more than a week of dwindling supplies that caused dispensaries to lose money and even get robbed.

Weed became legal for recreational use in Nevada on July 1 without anyone licensed to transport the drug and refill dispensaries’ initial supplies. While the state had given alcohol distributors sole rights for the first 18 months of sales, a court battle and bureaucracy kept any licenses from being approved for nearly the first two weeks.

– Read the entire article at Vice News.