Category Archives: Nevada

Las Vegas Gets Ready To Become The Next Travel Destination For Cannabis-Lovers

When Nevada first legalized recreational cannabis in 2017, it seemed liked Las Vegas was immediately poised to welcome an influx of weed-loving tourists. A museum opened, a number of cannabis-fueled classes began to crop up, and a series of marijuana-themed tours took root. However, public consumption has hit a legal roadblock, with recent Nevada legislation […]

Nevada’s Governor Vows To Tighten Control Over The State’s Cannabis Marketplace

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state’s lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national contributed to two top state political candidates last year in a bid to skirt rules to open a legal cannabis store. Gov. Steve Sisolak declared in […]

Nevada Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based on Cannabis Use

Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak of Nevada signed a bill on Friday that prohibits employers from denying jobs to applicants because of their legal marijuana use. Under the measure, Assembly Bill 132 (AB 132), employers would be banned from discriminating against prospective employees based on a positive result for marijuana use in a pre-employment drug screening […]

Clark County, Nevada Will Use Money from Weed Businesses to Fight Homelessness

Commissioners in Clark County, Nevada have passed a resolution allocating almost $1.8 million from the local commercial cannabis industry to help subsidize programs dedicated to providing assistance to the homeless. A little more than $930,000 of the earmarked money will be provided to HELP of Southern Nevada’s rehousing services “for medically fragile, non-chronically homeless households […]

Las Vegas City Council Approves Marijuana Consumption Lounges

After a new decision by the City Council, Las Vegas has become something of a cannabis pioneer. The city will now allow marijuana consumption lounges. As such, it is the first city in the state of Nevada to have legal weed lounges. And Las Vegas is now among the first handful of cities around the […]