Nevada regulators have cunning plan to keep July 1 recreational marijuana sales on track

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 12:03 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 12:03 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge’s order that threatens to block the state’s first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month. Gov.…

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Nevada liquor lobby battles medical marijuana distributors with July 1 sales start at risk

Published: Jun 13, 2017, 4:14 pm • Updated: Jun 13, 2017, 4:48 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press Update 4:45 p.m. MT:A judge won’t throw out a lawsuit from a powerful liquor lobby that wants a piece of Nevada’s new recreational marijuana industry. A group of independent liquor wholesalers…

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Two years after voters reject weed, officials in a small Colorado town consider sales

Published: Jun 9, 2017, 9:50 am • Updated: Jun 9, 2017, 9:58 am By Tyler Silvy, Greeley Tribune With an eye toward multi-million dollar projects the town has kicked down the road, Milliken officials Thursday made their best pitch for pot during a community forum at the Milliken Police Department.…

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Report: Medical marijuana could poach more than $4B from pharma sales annually

Published: May 24, 2017, 8:19 am • Updated: May 24, 2017, 8:35 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff If the United States legalized medical marijuana for conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety and seizures, cannabis could siphon more than $ 4 billion annually from the nation’s pharmaceutical industry, a…

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What Nevada medical marijuana businesses have to do to be legal to start recreational sales

Published: May 19, 2017, 10:26 am • Updated: May 19, 2017, 10:26 am By John Schroyer, Marijuana Business Daily DENVER — Now that Nevada has approved an early start to recreational cannabis sales, existing medical marijuana companies in the state are readying for a burst of new business that could…

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Philly mayor continues to advocate legal weed, calling for sales at state liquor stores

Published: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney says recreational marijuana use should be legal in Pennsylvania and says the best place for it to be sold is state-run liquor stores. He tells WHYY’s “Radio…

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Colorado marijuana sales top $131M, set record in March 2017

Published: May 10, 2017, 3:35 pm • Updated: May 10, 2017, 4:59 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The Colorado cannabis industry’s unbridled growth hasn’t waned — in fact, it’s still setting records. The state’s licensed marijuana shops captured nearly $ 132 million of recreational and medical cannabis sales…

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