From casinos to brothels, Nevada’s known for regulating vice – and marijuana’s a natural fit.
What happens in Vegas really can stay in Vegas. Tourists catching a flight out of Sin City can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport. The 10 green bins dubbed “amnesty boxes” prevent federal transportation agents from finding pot on passengers during security screenings. The drug is legalRead More
Congresswoman Dina Titus voted for the marijuana legalization measure on Nevada’s ballot a year ago.
Las Vegas’s most populous suburb will allow the sales of adult-use cannabis beginning Friday, following a vote by the Henderson City Council on Tuesday to approve the applications of five adult-use marijuana dispensaries.
Nevada took a gamble on recreational marijuana, and it’s paying off.
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.
Sin City’s latest vice is fast turning into a crowd favorite statewide.
(A medical marijuana patient looks at weed for sale at a dispensary in Las Vegas, Nevada.John Locher/AP)
CANNABIS CULTURE- The majority of clinical research points to cannabis’ numerous health benefits. State-based medical marijuana programs continue to expand, reaching 29 states across the U.S. Recreational cannabis has recently expanded to eight.
Now that Nevada has the green light to move forward with its early start recreational marijuana program, it could set the national record for the fastest turnaround of retail reefer.