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Vegas' Secret Sauce For Cannabis Success: Regulations

Nevada’s decades-long experience with gaming means the state was well-equipped to launch its cannabis industry.During the first year of legal adult-use…
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Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI) Expands with the Acquisition of Integral Associates, Nevada’s Top Cannabis Operator

The Acquisition Adds Operational Capacity, Distribution, Retail Footprint, and Best-of-Class Talent, Reinforcing GTI’s “Enter, Open,…
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Waka Flocka Hires A Weed Roller for $50K | Jobs Unlisted

Speedy Morman takes viewers on an in-depth look at some of the most aspirational and unexpectedly cool professions that you probably won’t stumble…

Leafbuyer Best of the Best 2018: Best Product Selection

Essence's highly centralized Las Vegas location makes it a popular spot for medical and recreational consumers alike. With an onsite Registered Nurse…
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Essence Cannabis Dispensary Awarded New Licenses to Expand to California

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – December 19, 2018 – Essence, Nevada’s largest marijuana dispensary and cultivation operation, has been awarded three business…
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Essence Cannabis Dispensary Awarded Record Number of New Licenses in the State of Nevada

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Essence, Las Vegas' largest marijuana dispensary and cultivation operation, is pleased to announce it was awarded…
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Pot Stocks, ETFs, Top News And Data From The Cannabis Industry This Week

The cannabis industry coalesced in Las Vegas this week for MJBizCon. The largest cannabis business event in the world drew a crowd of about 25,000 people…
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Green Thumb Industries buys Nevada cannabis business in $290 million deal

Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a multistate marijuana company, has agreed to purchase a Nevada-based, vertically integrated cannabis company in a stock…
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in smoke for Las vegas as largest marijuana dispense 3 is being sold Illinois-based Green thumb industries is buying into a role associates the owner…
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marijuana dispensary and cultivation operation in las vegas are selling their business at a pretty hefty price tag -- 290 million dollars. co-owner…
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industries Chicago they can accompany the acquiring its growth those the owner Nevada based marijuana stores in cultivation facility in a deal valued…
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marijuana business. we have a local story that people are going to when they hear the dollar amount, it's going to get their attention. >> a…
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KLAS-LV (CBS) — 8 News Now Good Day

marijuana dispensary and cultivation operation in las vegas are selling their business at a pretty hefty price tag -- 290 million dollars. co-owner…
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Jim Beam Heir's Pot Firm Gets Vegas Site With $290 Million Deal

Green Thumb Industries, one of the most valuable U.S. pot companies, is betting big on Las Vegas.The Chicago-based company, which has more than a dozen…
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Green Thumb signs largest marijuana deal in Nevada to date

The acquisition frenzy in the Nevada marijuana industry has reached a new high.Green Thumb Industries, an Illinois-based company, said Tuesday it has…
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Green Thumb Industries To Acquire Integral Associates Amid US Cannabis M&A Wave

M&A activity in the cannabis space continues as more deals are announced every week.Green Thumb Industries Inc (OTC: GTBIF) said Tuesday it will…
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Green Thumb Industries To Acquire Integral Associates Amid US Cannabis M&A Wave

M&A activity in the cannabis space continues as more deals are announced every week.Green Thumb Industries Inc (OTC: GTBIF) said Tuesday it will…
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Green Thumb industries acquires Integral Associates for $290M

Green Thumb Industries (OTCQX:GTBIF +1.7%) announced the acquisition of Integral Associates, Nevada’s top cannabis operator, for ~$290M, with $52M…
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Las Vegas-based Essence marijuana operation selling for $290 million

Owners of Las Vegas’ largest marijuana dispensary and cultivation operation announced today they are selling the business for $290 million.Armen…
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Chicago pot firm gets Vegas site with $290 million deal

(Bloomberg)—Green Thumb Industries, one of the most valuable U.S. pot companies, is betting big on Las Vegas.The Chicago-based company, which has…
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GTI to Acquire Nevada Cannabis Operator for $290 Million in Stock and Cash

The Acquisition Adds Operational Capacity, Distribution, Retail Footprint, and Best-of-Class Talent, Reinforcing GTI’s “Enter, Open, Scale” Strategy…
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Marijuana Stocks: Cronos Group Earnings Mixed; Tilray Earnings Late

Cronos Group (CRON) reported mixed earnings early Tuesday, as marijuana stocks respond to the first clues into the state of Canada’s nascent legal recreational…
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KLAS-LV (CBS) — 8 News Now at 5 PM

marijuana dispensary and cultivation operation in las vegas are selling their business at a pretty hefty price tag: 290 million dollars. co-owner…
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and cultivation operation announced today they're selling the business for 290 million dollars into girl associates which owns and operates 3 essence…
Nevada's 1st year of pot sales

Nevada's 1st year of pot sales beats forecast by 40 percent

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first full year of legal marijuana sales in Nevada exceeded expectations by 40 percent, state tax officials said Tuesday.Taxable…
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Five reasons to consider investing in a medical marijuana card

With more than $380 million in estimated sales and $62 million in state tax revenue collected through 11 months, Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry…
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The 10 Best Marijuana Dispensaries in Las Vegas

Buying legal weed in Las Vegas has suddenly become ridiculously easy after being frustratingly difficult for years—often in ways that are hard to explain.…
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Nevada marijuana dispensaries set new record for monthly pot sales

Marijuana taxes generated $48.97 million worth of revenue for Nevada in the first nine months of licensed dispensaries selling recreational weed, outpacing…
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Labor shortage: More businesses are mellowing out over hiring marijuana smokers

WASHINGTON — FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers.…
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More businesses mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

Washington – FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers.…
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Illinois Senate views marijuana as opioid alternative

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois lawmakers are turning to marijuana to fight opioid abuse.The Senate voted 44-6 Thursday to allow doctors to prescribe…
The Rolling Stone Guide to Legal Pot: Nevada

The Rolling Stone Guide to Legal Pot: Nevada

On July 1st, 2017, Nevada became the fifth state to legalize recreational marijuana. Since then, plenty of places have cropped up where tourists and locals…
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Long lines, big purchases mark first pot holiday with legal sales in Las Vegas

North Las Vegas resident Humberto Rodriguez and his girlfriend deliberated which strain of marijuana flower to purchase at Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace on…

Essence Dispensary and Lyft Offer 2/20 Ride Discounts

Use coupon code to get Lyft discounts on 2 rides.Read More
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Where to Score 4/20 Deals and Meals

The forecast this Friday is hazy with a chance of clouds. 4/20 is upon us, and it’s the first time this storied stoner holiday is legal for recreational…
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Don’t drive high this 4/20: discounted Lyft and Uber rides, cops out in “full force”

With police out in full force this 4/20 weekend, a safe ride is 100 percent worth the cost — and the two car rideshare giants are taking the edge…

Essence Dispensary Provides Free Ride Credits on 4/20

Use coupon code to get Lyft discounts on 2 rides.Read More
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Commissioners debate standalone recreational marijuana stores

A proposal to block recreational-only marijuana stores from opening in unincorporated Clark County drew a tepid response from some county commissioners…
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How much is too much with marijuana edibles? Nevada industry shares secrets to customer safety

Open a pack of convenience store gummy candies and it’s hard not to grab a handful at a time to satisfy your craving.But doing the same for a tube…
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Commissioner: Pot businesses must not neglect medical-card holders

All marijuana businesses operating in Clark County will have to obtain both medical and recreational licenses if a Clark County commissioner has her way.Speaking…
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Nevada pot supply steady as wholesale recreational prices remain high

Nevada's recreational marijuana supplies are plentiful but not overly abundant, keeping wholesale cannabis prices on the high side compared to other…
Essence Vegas Cannabis Dispensary celebrates 2nd anniversary on Las Vegas Strip

Essence Vegas Cannabis Dispensary Celebrates Second Anniversary On The Famed Las Vegas Strip

Essence Vegas, Las Vegas'premier marijuana dispensary and resource center, is proud to celebrate its second anniversary on Friday, March 9, 2018. The…
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Nevada’s recreational marijuana sales on pace to hit $60 million in first year

Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry is on pace to reach $60 million in its first year, exceeding the state’s projection of $50 million.KTVN-TV…
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Nevada Makes $30 Million In Marijuana Taxes During First Six Months Of Sales

The Silver State’s marijuana industry is still in its infancy, but the cannabis market has raked in more than $30 million in tax revenue for the state…
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Nevada marijuana sales continue to take off

Nevada has brought in more than $30 million in tax revenue from marijuana in its first six months of legal recreational sales, according to the revenue…
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Taxi TV Interview

Essence Vegas CEO Armen Yemenidjian does an interview with Taxi TV.
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DIGGING DEEP INTO LEGAL MARIJUANA IN LAS VEGAS

I’m not a marijuana user (except that one time in Springfield, MA which we won’t speak about) so I haven’t spent too much time following the legalization…
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Comparing recreational marijuana: Nevada vs. California

Nevada’s neighbor to the west became the sixth U.S. state to kick off recreational marijuana sales on Jan. 1, just six months after the Silver State…
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Mothers Advocating Medical Marijuana for Autism trying to change the laws

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - A valley non-profit is working to change the laws and help children diagnosedwith autism."MAMMA" also known as Mothers Advocating Medical Marijuana…
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Nevada's Recreational Marijuana Market Hits $38M, Soars Past Colorado

Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry hit a new high, selling more than $37.9 million in October. The state has earned nearly $20 million in marijuana…
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Joy to the weed! Marijuana legalization comes bearing gifts

Peter Bernard's Yuletide plans include dressing up in a tuxedo emblazoned with marijuana leaves, donning a green Santa hat and doling out cookie bars…
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ARMEN YEMENIDJIAN, CEO, ESSENCE CANNABIS DISPENSARY & DESERT GROWN FARMS

Armen Yemenidjian is all in. The founder of Essence—a local dispensary with three locations, including the only shop on Las Vegas Boulevard—was on…
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Recreational Marijuana Now On Sale In Henderson

Marijuana Dispensaries in Henderson starting selling recreational pot today. It comes almost 4 months now after the sales began in the rest of Clark County.Watch…
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Recreational Pot On Sale In Henderson

Today after months of delay, legal retail marijuana on sale in Henderson.Watch Video
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Henderson Dispensaries Open Today

The strip and shop locals of Henderson dispensaries are saying this morning now Henderson officially have marijuana dispensaries closer to home.Watch…
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Recreational Marijuana Sales To Begin In Henderson

Henderson is ready to join other local municipalities to allow the sale of recreational marijuana. Five dispensaries in Henderson will be able to sell…
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13x Leafly List Winner

"The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every quarter. This region-specific…
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Moratorium lifted on recreational pot in Henderson; sales could start in October

Pot shoppers in Henderson will soon be able to legally purchase the plant for recreational use after the Henderson City Council voted Tuesday to end a…
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Nevada pot stores to get more product

A judge cleared the way Thursday for Nevada to allow more businesses to move marijuana from growers to stores in an effort to keep up with overwhelming…
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Advisory panel asks county to look at legality of pot consumption lounges

Las Vegas marijuana businesses are calling on the county to take on the big green elephant of its burgeoning industry — public consumption.The Green…
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Nevada marijuana law puts tourists in a tough spot

Anything goes in Las Vegas, right? Wrong. On the Strip, buying marijuana legally is one thing, smoking it is another.Last month Nevada became the eighth…
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What you need to know

A guide to marijuana in Las Vegas for visitors.Read More
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Henderson council votes to extend moratorium on recreational weed

Marijuana shoppers hoping to buy recreational weed in Henderson will have to wait for at least another month after the Henderson City Council voted unanimously…
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Tourists Buying Marijuana In Las Vegas Have Nowhere To Smoke It In Las Vegas

Nevada is now the fifth state where adults can legally purchase marijuana. Sales are booming as tourists catch on. But after they buy it, where can they…
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Alcohol distributors lose bid to block marijuana

A Nevada judge denied a request from a group of alcohol distributors to stop recently approved emergency regulations that allow the state to license some…
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Henderson's five dispensaries still can't sell recreational marijuana

While Nevada launched legal recreational marijuana sales on July 1, existing medical dispensaries are still not allowed to sell recreational product within…
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The 10 Best Dispensaries in Nevada

Nevada – the land of Vegas, casinos, and some of Hunter S. Thompson’s most extraordinary adventures. Considering its “anything goes” reputation,…
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Nevada's legal pot industry ramping up delivery services

Nevada's marijuana industry is ramping up its home delivery service as demand for the drug increases following the legalization of recreational pot in…
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Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry ramping up delivery services to meet demand

The front door to a house in a Summerlin subdivision opens, and Marie Shannon smiles and welcomes Quan Chanthavong into her home. The 34-year-old delivery…
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Pot Emergency due to Marijuana Shortages

The issue is not supply, it's distribution. After nevada started legal recreational marijuana sales, pot shops can't keep up with demand. Growing it isn't…
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Nevada Issues Marijuana "Statement of Emergency"

In nevada officials say there's a pot problem. there's not enough of it to go around. they issued a statement of emergency on the shortage. Recreational…
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Viva Las Vegas: Legal Weed in Nevada

On July 1, Nevada joined the “cool cannabis kids” club when it became the fifth state to offer legalized adult-use cannabis—or, in less wonky terminology,…
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Nevada's Legal Weed: Why Dispensaries Are Already Running Low

It's been two weeks since recreational pot went on sale, and there's plenty of product in the state – so why are dispensaries worried they'll run out?Read…
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Marijuana Shortage in Nevada Prompts State Officials to Declare Emergency

Nevada officials have declared a statement of emergency over marijuana: There’s not enough of it.Since recreational pot became legal two weeks ago,…
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Emergency In Nevada; Tax Officials Weigh Changes

Sales of recreational marijuana have blown past expectations in Nevada, threatening to leave some dispensaries with empty shelves. After Gov. Brian Sandoval…
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Nevada Marijuana Dispensaries Are Already Running Low on Pot

Less than two weeks after Nevada began the legal sale of recreational marijuana, dozens of dispensaries in the state are worried they soon won’t…
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Why marijuana dispensaries now need to focus on gaining market share

Most marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas reported similar results during the first week of legal recreation sales: Long lines of eager customers and strong…
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Nevada sold out of legal marijuana so quickly, the governor wants to declare a 'state of emergency'

Less than two weeks after sales of recreational marijuana kicked off in Nevada, stores are running out of pot to sell, according to the state Department…
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Recreational cannabis comes to Las Vegas

Add another vice to your list of permissible Las Vegas sins: marijuana, which became legal to be sold recreationally in Nevada as of 12:01 a.m. on July…
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Nevada has a weed state of emergency

Nevada has a bit of a weed state of emergency: The state’s recreational pot dispensaries are already running out of product, just days after legal sales…
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Nevada Officials to Consider Emergency Rule on Cannabis Distribution

When the sale of recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada on July 1, so many people came out to blaze it that the governor had to declare a state…
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Inside a massive (and legal) marijuana cultivation centre

A series of pictures from the Essence Vegas facility, in Las Vegas, Nevada, have been released.The 54,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation centre…
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Exploring the highs and highs of recreational cannabis’ first legal day in las vegas

Independence Day came early in Nevada. On July 1, tourists and locals joined together to celebrate a new kind of freedom: the end of cannabis prohibition.…
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Pot shops follow rules during 1st recreational sales

Nevada inspectors say marijuana dispensaries across the state followed the law and regulations during the first day of recreational sales. Recreational…
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Saturday was the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in Nevada

Saturday was the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in Nevada, and during the first four days, the state generated $3 million in sales and…
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Those Pot Summer Nights In Las Vegas

On Saturday, Nevada became the fifth state in the country to legalize marijuana for recreational use. And weed wasn't the only thing being rolled that…
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Abuse of marijuana increases risk of psychosis up to 159 percent: Study

Using marijuana between once a week and every day increases the risk of a psychosis-like experience by 159 percent, the U.K. Daily Mail reported, citing…
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The booze industry is messing up Nevada’s legal weed supply chain

Green fireworks lit up the sky above Las Vegas over the weekend to celebrate two occasions: the Fourth of July and the start of recreational marijuana…
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Nevada celebrates newly legalized marijuana with fireworks, weed-themed weddings and long queues

Hundreds of people waited for hours in long queues on the first day recreational marijuana went on sale in the US state of Nevada.Tourists joined locals…
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Marijuana sales exceed expectations; customers continue to line up

Recreational marijuana sales have exceeded the expectations of Las Vegas-area store owners, who have seen long lines outside their dispensaries since Saturday,…
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Legalizing pot is a bad idea. Take it from a recovering addict

Watching what looks like an inexorable march from medical to recreational marijuana legalization in state after state — New Jersey included — I find…
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Marijuana sales in Nevada exceed stores’ expectations

Recreational marijuana sales have exceeded the expectations of Las Vegas area store owners, who have seen long lines outside their dispensaries since Saturday,…
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Marijuana Fans Cheer as Recreational Pot Goes on Sale in Nevada

LAS VEGAS — Cheers and long lines of tourists and locals alike greeted the first day of sales of recreational marijuana on Saturday as Nevada became…
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Las Vegas Live: Adult-Use Cannabis Debuts in Nevada

It’s July 1, 2017, and adult-use cannabis sales are legal in Nevada. The first retail sales to folks 21 and over kicked off across the state shortly…
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Recreation sales bring record business to Las Vegas marijuana dispensaries

The first day of recreation marijuana sales in Nevada brought a spike in transactions up to five times the daily average under the previous medical-only…
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Leafing Las Vegas: recreational marijuana goes on sale in Nevada

Nevada has become the fifth state in the US selling marijuana for recreational purposes, opening a market that is expected to outpace any other in the…
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Nevada becomes 5th U.S. state to legalize cannabis sales

Cheers and long lines of tourists and locals alike greeted the first day of sales of recreational marijuana on Saturday as Nevada became the fifth state…
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Day 1 Of Legal Pot Sales In Nevada Sees Buyers Lining Up Around Block

Nevada has become the fifth state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational use.People began buying pot just after the stroke of midnight,…
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Las Vegas adds a new lure to its repertoire as Nevada legalizes pot. Here come the tourists

Oscar Goodman has dealt with his share of complicated local issues — a mixture of gambling, prostitution and a lot of public drinking. But the former…
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Vegas ’Bout to Be Lit—With the Sticky Icky. Nev. Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Today

Just when you thought Vegas couldn’t get any better, it just goes ahead and keeps the party at 1,000. For the state that already has legalized prostitution…
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Nevada becomes fifth US state to allow cannabis sales for recreational purposes

The millions of tourists who visit Las Vegas and other Nevada cities every year are expected to make nearly two of every three purchases.Nevada has…
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Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Nevada

Recreational marijuana sales began shortly after midnight, just months after Nevada voters approved legalization in November, marking the fastest turnaround…
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‘Here for the history’: Recreational marijuana sales get underway in Las Vegas

Playing cellphone games and making small talk with her boyfriend to pass the time, Destiny Diaz stood in line for nearly three hours at the Jardin Premium…
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Nevada to legalize pot possession this weekend, as debate rages

Call it a "strip"-tease: Nevada this weekend will technically legalize marijuana possession, but that doesn't mean gamblers and revelers can light up on…
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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU WALK INTO A LAS VEGAS CANNABIS DISPENSARY

So, you’ve decided to buy some of the marijuana products you voted to legalize last November. What will it be like? According to Armen Yemenidjian, CEO…
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Essence Vegas to Have the Only Recreational Cannabis Dispensary on Famed Las Vegas Strip

Essence Vegas, Las Vegas’ premier marijuana dispensary and resource center, invites the Las Vegas community and tourist alike to celebrate the historic…
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Nevada launches sales of legal recreational marijuana

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada became the fifth state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes, opening a market early Saturday that…
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Tourists, locals buy legal recreational marijuana from Nevada

Tourists and locals alike were among the more than 100 people waiting in line at one Las Vegas-area dispensary Saturday as Nevada became the latest state…
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Vegas pot sales light up today

At a nondescript building near the Las Vegas Strip, workers in scrubs, hair nets and surgical masks furiously attached labels to sealed jars as others…
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The Latest: Tourists buy in to recreational pot in Nevada

The Latest on Nevada becoming the fifth state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes (all times local): 12:30 p.m.Minnesota…
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Tourists, locals are in Nevada - buying legal recreational marijuana

Cheers and long lines of Nevada's tourists, locals alike greeted the first day of sales of recreational marijuana on Saturday as Nevada became the fifth…
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Tourists and locals buy Nevada's legal recreational marijuana

Long lines of tourists and locals alike greeted the first day of sales of recreational marijuana. This was on Saturday as Nevada became the fifth state…
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Tourists, locals buy Nevada’s legal recreational marijuana

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cheers and long lines of tourists and locals alike greeted the first day of sales of recreational marijuana on Saturday as Nevada became…
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As Las Vegas Begins Selling Recreational Marijuana, Dispensary Owner Talks "Entertainment Community" Support

Enthusiastic buyers began lining up hours before the July 1 midnight start of sales. Angelenos now have one more reason to hop on a flight to Sin City:…
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Legal recreational marijuana sales are launched in Nevada

Nevada became the fifth state in the U.S. with stores starting selling marijuana for recreational purposes, opening a market early Saturday that is eventually…
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Legal marijuana sales begin in Nevada

They lined up by the hundreds before midnight under the bright lights of the Strip. Limousines and party buses ushered tourists and locals to the Friday…
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Nevada dispensaries stock up, prep for legal recreational marijuana sales

At a nondescript building near the Las Vegas Strip, workers in scrubs, hair nets and surgical masks furiously attached labels to sealed jars as others…
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Recreation marijuana will go on sale at midnight in Nevada

Hours away from recreational marijuana sales in Nevada, many dispensaries in Las Vegas are opening preparing to open at midnight for their first retail…
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Recreational marijuana set for legalization in Nevada

Nevada is about to become the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana. The state’s 10 percent marijuana tax is expected to raise an estimated…
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Nevada dispensaries prepare for legal pot sales

At a nondescript building near the Las Vegas Strip, workers in scrubs, hair nets and surgical masks furiously attached labels to sealed jars as others…
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Nevada pot sites stock, check bud before legal sales fire up

At a nondescript building near the Las Vegas Strip, workers in scrubs, hair nets and surgical masks furiously attached labels to sealed jars as others…
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What to Expect when you enter a cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas

So, you’ve decided to buy some of the marijuana products you voted to legalize last November. Do you wonder what will it be like? According to Armen…
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Weed 101: Tips For First-Time Buyers

1. Nevada dispensaries can’t accept checks or credit cards.The DEA still considers marijuana a Schedule I Controlled Substance, which makes it illegal…
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Nevada to legalize pot possession this weekend

Call it a "strip"-tease: Nevada will technically legalize marijuana possession this weekend, but that still doesn't mean that gamblers and revelers can…
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LAS VEGAS HAS STRIPPERS, SHOWS AND NOW LEGAL WEED

If there was ever any doubt, Las Vegas is set to further solidify its reputation as a party town this weekend, with one state senator saying it will be…
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Countdown to Recreational Pot

It's a lot of excitement. It's a lot of the unknown. It's been a long wait. Essence Cannabis Dispensary is ready to start selling recreational pot. We…
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‘Amsterdam on steroids’: Las Vegas dispensaries brace for Saturday start of recreational sales

Essence Medical Dispensary owner Armen Yemenidjian is one of 37 Las Vegas Valley applicants to receive an early start license to begin recreational sales…
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Already High on Millennials, Las Vegas Hopes Recreational Pot Attracts Younger Tourists

This weekend, the first recreational marijuana dispensaries will open throughout Nevada, and Las Vegas is betting that younger tourists will travel to…
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Essence Vegas having the only recreational cannabis dispensary on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Essence Vegas, premier marijuana dispensary and resource center in Las Vegas, invites its community and tourist…
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Clark County Commission approves all 25 applications for retail marijuana establishments

LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Clark County commissioners approved 25 existing medical marijuana dispensaries to sell recreationally – but the big question…
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LA Times: Pot will soon be legal in Vegas, but don't even think about lighting up on the Strip

Just in time for the long Independence Day weekend, recreational marijuana will become legal July 1 in Las Vegas and all of Nevada.For around $7…
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Business Insider: The best pot shops in every state where weed is legal

Americans spent over $5 billion on legal medical and recreational marijuana in 2015. That's more than what they dropped on Doritos, Cheetos, and Funyuns…
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Here's a behind-the-seeds look at a Vegas medical marijuana farm

CEO Armen Yemenidjian tends to Desert Grown Farms' marijuana plants. | Photo by Corey Levitan for Crain's Las Vegas When you tell your Facebook friends…
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Medicine on the Strip

The Las Vegas Strip is usually known for adding casinos to its iconic stretch, but this March it became the new home of Essence, the first and only cannabis…
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Essence opens 3rd medical marijuana dispensary in valley

Henderson, NV (KTNV) - One local medical marijuana dispensary is opening their third location in the Las Vegas valley. On Saturday, the grand opening…
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Las Vegas Strip Welcomes Essence of Cannabis

The famous Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, welcomed the first medical marijuana dispensary on March 23, 2016. The Essence of Cannabis Dispensary is found between…
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First pot dispensary on the Strip opens in Las Vegas

Amid the casinos and the shows, the bars and the pools, Las Vegas now welcomes to the Strip a medical marijuana dispensary.Sandwiched between the SLS…
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