Category Archives: nevada

Turmoil at Canadian cannabis producer after license revoked

The senior leadership of a British Columbia marijuana company abruptly resigned after Health Canada said it planned to revoke the production and dealer licenses of its subsidiary over “unauthorized activities with cannabis.” Ascent Industries announced the departure of CEO Philip Campbell, Chief Operating Officer Reid Parrand and President James Poelzer last week in a news […]

Double Barrel and Verano Announce Exclusive Cannabis Business Partnership

Specialty vaporizer manufacturer Double Barrel announced that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Verano Holdings that will create new markets for its patented flagship product. News of the deal was revealed at the opening of MJBizCon, a cannabis industry convention taking place this week in Las Vegas. Under the deal, Double Barrel will […]

Green Thumb Industries Acquires Nevada’s Top Cannabis Company

On Tuesday, Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI) finalized a deal to acquire 100 percent of Integral Associates, Nevada’s top cannabis company. The move marks a major expansion for the Chicago and Vancouver-based GTI. Integral will bring onboard its operational capacity, distribution and, crucially, its significant retail footprint in Nevada. The total value of the transaction […]

In Nevada, Legal Cannabis Added $1 Billion Impact to State Economy

Nevada’s legal cannabis industry generated nearly $1 billion in total output activity for the state’s economy in its first year of legalized recreational sales, a top industry group said Friday. Cannabis brought at least 8,300 full-time jobs to Nevada, an industry association said. The state recorded $529.9 million in taxable cannabis sales during the fiscal year […]

MedMen inks dispensary deal to enter Illinois medical cannabis market

Los Angeles-based MedMen announced its second acquisition of the week to expand its national footprint – this time into the Illinois medical marijuana market. The multistate marijuana business agreed to acquire Seven Point, a licensed medical cannabis dispensary in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but it comes on the heels […]

Hemp and Hype: A Look Inside the Cannabition Pot Museum in Las Vegas

It’s hard to get things to stick at the Neonopolis. The open-air retail and entertainment plaza has seen plenty of attractions come and go over the years in Las Vegas, including at least one nightclub, a 14-screen movie theater and a drag queen bowling alley. Funny, since the location couldn’t be more perfect—on the corner […]

Nevada’s Terpene-Rich Cannabis Products and Where to Find Them

Terpenes within a product—and the impact they produce—is not always an easy correlation. Often, familiar aromas are a combination of several terpenes that contribute to the unique flavors and pharmacological effects of cannabis. Nevadan consumers tend to be knowledgeable of terpenes since the state requires the top three terpenes to be displayed on cannabis packaging. […]

Top Rated Dispensaries in Nevada College Towns

Maybe you’ve already discovered your favorite dive bar or late-night pizza joint. But do you know the best place for your cannabis needs? We’ve curated Leafly reviewers’ favorites in college towns that have legal cannabis for adults 21 and up. Note that not every city is included. Las Vegas isn’t on here, because let’s be […]

The Roll-Up #51: Viva Las Vegas (a Very Special Episode)

The Roll-Up features Leafly editors Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Dave Schmader in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast The Roll-Up #51: Viva Las Vegas A very special episode: Bruce & Ben roam Sin City to find out how Nevada’s legalization era is affecting America’s adult playground. Includes giant buds, El […]

Burning Man to sue feds over setting several traffic stops

(via Wikimedia Commons) Burning Man organizers are fuming over a series of traffic stops slowing down vehicles coming to visit their annual celebration. The festival organization has threatened to file a lawsuit against top federal agencies for setting up several nearby traffic checkpoints throughout the duration of Burning Man, reports the Reno Gazette Journal. “It […]