San Francisco finalizes regs for recreational marijuana, but not in time for Jan. 1 sales debut

Published: Dec 6, 2017, 9:42 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2017, 9:42 am By Janie Har, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is another step closer to allowing recreational marijuana sales to start in January after city leaders approved regulations in a mandatory second vote Tuesday. Mayor Ed…

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As medical marijuana sales decline in Oregon, shops switch to recreational

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 10:55 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 10:55 am By Dylan Darling, The Register-Guard EUGENE, Ore. — A medical marijuana card used to be the key to buying and possessing pot in Oregon. But the rise of recreational marijuana is making the cards primarily valuable only…

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Nevada’s September recreational marijuana sales top projection

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 2:51 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 2:51 pm By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — The latest data shows Nevada recreational marijuana sales continue to surge. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports data released Monday by the Nevada Department of Taxation says the state’s licensed and…

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California issues emergency marijuana rules with 45 days to go to recreational sales

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 4:00 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 4:01 pm By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The largest legal marijuana marketplace in the U.S. is taking shape — at least on paper. California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s…

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A Colorado ski town is on track to pass $10M in marijuana sales this year. It only has 3 shops

Published: Nov 14, 2017, 2:54 pm • Updated: Nov 14, 2017, 4:06 pm By Matt Stensland, Steamboat Today STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs marijuana sales are still on track to surpass $ 10 million this year, but for the first time there have been two consecutive months that have only…

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Maine marijuana sales up in air after lawmakers fail to override gov’s veto

Published: Nov 6, 2017, 9:50 am • Updated: Nov 6, 2017, 7:37 pm By Patrick Whittle, The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers failed Monday to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill to regulate and tax the sale of marijuana, dealing a setback to cannabis advocates…

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Nevada Tax Commission extends emergency marijuana sales regulations

Published: Nov 3, 2017, 1:50 pm • Updated: Nov 3, 2017, 1:51 pm By The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Tax Commission voted to extend the existing emergency regulations allowing recreational marijuana licensing and sales for another 120 days. The Nevada Appeal reports permanent regulations, which were…

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Nevada marijuana sales eclipse $33 million for August 2017

Published: Oct 23, 2017, 7:57 pm • Updated: Oct 23, 2017, 8:01 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Nevada marijuana sales are sizzling. Dispensaries sold more than $ 33 million in recreational cannabis products in August, the state’s second month of adult-use sales, according to The Cannabist’s calculations on…

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Maine gov proposes delaying recreational sales until 2019

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 3:03 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s Republican governor is proposing that lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative re-write of the voter-approved marijuana law. The Maine Legislature is set to…

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Recreational sales could start this weekend in another big Nevada city

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 2:34 pm • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 2:53 pm By The Associated Press HENDERSON, Nev. — A city outside Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across Nevada. The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved applications from five…

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