Big change: Nevada to start handing out weed distribution licenses beyond liquor wholesalers

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 4:24 pm By The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada marijuana regulators have decided to start issuing pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers to keep up with overwhelming demand since legal recreational sales began July…

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Nevada rec sales set to start Saturday with potential to (temporarily) be country’s biggest market

Published: Jun 27, 2017, 11:10 am • Updated: Jun 28, 2017, 7:17 am By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — A lengthy legal battle over the alcohol industry’s exclusive rights to distribute marijuana in Nevada won’t affect the state’s plans to begin recreational pot sales at medical dispensaries…

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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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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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Will Florida MMJ patients need to wait 90 days to start treatment? Lawmakers still deciding this and other regs

Published: Apr 26, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Apr 26, 2017, 8:48 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers hope to agree by week’s end on medical marijuana, but the House and Senate bills still have many differences to resolve. The Legislature is trying to…

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South Dakota marijuana legalization activists start collecting signatures for 2018 ballot

Published: Apr 24, 2017, 10:52 am • Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 10:52 am By The Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Supporters of a pair of ballot measures that would legalize medical and recreational marijuana in South Dakota launched their push Saturday to get on the ballot in 2018. Backers…

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