Nevada Medical Marijuana News
The Epilepsy Foundation comes out in support of medical marijuana, the feds delay a PTSD study, CBD bills are popping up, and a battle over local dispensary bans looms in Oregon, and more. Let's get to it:
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Boulder City councilmembers voted unanimously Tuesday to ban medical-marijuana dispensaries within city limits, saying they don't think the businesses are a good fit for the small town.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno Mayor Bob Cashell has changed his stance on the medical marijuana issue, saying he now will push for licensing of dispensaries in the city.
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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada state Sen. Greg Brower said Monday he has reservations about a state law setting up a distribution process for medical marijuana and suggested it could be repealed.
Daniel Yazbeck stepped to the podium before about 140 investors in a Las Vegas conference room with 15 minutes to persuade them to bankroll a handheld testing device that helps pot users evaluate marijuana.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — State officials say they will miss the Nevada Legislature's April 1 deadline to begin accepting applications from medical marijuana providers and growers.
The Henderson City Council, sitting as the Redevelopment Agency, unanimously approved owner participation agreements Tuesday with Valley Health System LLC and the developer of Union Village.
It took medical marijuana advocates more than 12 years to persuade the Nevada Legislature to enable the lawful sale of the drug through dispensaries. It might take as long for Southern Nevada governments to allow those dispensaries to actually open their doors.
Under a new state law, medical marijuana dispensaries should be coming soon to a corner near you. But local governments are saying not so fast. At its meeting Wednesday, the Reno City Council is expected to adopt an ordinance that will temporarily bar the city from accepting license applications from medical marijuana dispensaries seeking to do business under the law passed by the 2013 Legislature.
LAS VEGAS -- The man who is the self proclaimed doctor of marijuana is speaking for the first time since being released from federal prison. Pierre Werner, better known as "Doctor Reefer" said he's retiring from the business.
Werner is now a free man after serving just 18 of his 41 month sentence. He completed a drug program and was given three years supervised release.
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A few weeks ago, a California lobbyist involved in medical dispensaries in that state met with News & Review executives in Reno. He had been monitoring the new law enacted by the 2013 Nevada Legislature to implement a voter-approved medical marijuana measure intended to return marijuana to medical use for the first time in the state since the late 1930s.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno City Council has decided to wait until next year to develop policies for the legal sale of medical marijuana.
The council voted 6-1 Wednesday to return to the matter in April after state regulations for marijuana dispensaries are expected to be finalized.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The City of Las Vegas is putting a six-month moratorium on newly legal medical marijuana dispensaries.
The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to put a hold on land use, building permit or business license application for dispensaries. City leaders say they need time to update city code and adjust to state regulations that are still being written.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Lyon County officials have proposed a zoning ordinance to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas, fearing the shops would attract violence and organized crime.