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Simple Medical Marijuana Card Access in Nevada | NuggMD

November 19, 2018 — Sponsored Content Editor’s note: This content is sponsored by NuggMD A Nevada Medicinal Marijuana Card Improves Your Cannabis Experience What Is the Nevada Medical Marijuana Cardholders/Caregivers Program? This state program legalized medical cannabis in Nevada with the passage of Ballot Question 9 on November 7,

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Nevada County staff now prepped to write draft marijuana ordinance

February 14, 2018 — Nevada County supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 13, opposed allowing commercial recreational marijuana grows, instead opting for medicinal commercial cultivation in specific zones that meet acreage requirements. Supervisors also agreed to allow up to six plants grown outdoors for personal use in certain zones, though no

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Nevada officials approve medical, recreational pot laws

January 16, 2018 — The Tax Commission on Tuesday, Jan. 16, voted unanimously to approve the regulations that will govern both the medical and recreational marijuana industry in Nevada. The vote came after more than three hours of a final hearing on the regulations that frankly resemble a small

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Nevada County citizen marijuana group gives final thoughts to supervisors

January 10, 2018 — Members of Nevada County’s marijuana citizen’s group on Tuesday alternatively praised or attacked the seven-month process that resulted in the creation of recommendations for a new cannabis grow ordinance. Those recommendations — including details on zoning, parcel size and license types — were presented for

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Nevada County supervisors get 1st look at draft marijuana recommendations

January 9, 2018 — Wade Laughter attended every meeting of the Nevada County marijuana citizen’s group. A medicinal grower, Laughter spoke during public comment at many of them. At one meeting he told the community advisory group many people want to comply with new grow rules. However, they need

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Hearing delayed in pot caretaker Nevada County murder case

January 9, 2018 — The Nevada County murder case against three men accused in the shooting death of a marijuana grow caretaker was again postponed on Monday, Jan. 8, delaying the case by another two weeks. Little movement has occurred in the case since June, when a judge found

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Nevada’s Indian tribes deal with the business of selling pot

January 8, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The opening of Nevada's first Tribal-owned marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas may be a harbinger of new business opportunities for many of Nevada's Indian tribes, but don't expect to see shops on lands operated by the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony anytime soon. The

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Nevada County supervisors to see pot recommendations on Jan. 9

January 4, 2018 — A citizen's marijuana committee could find no agreement on residential outdoor grows under an acre or property line setbacks, punting those issues to the Nevada County Board of Supervisors. The board for the first time Tuesday, Jan. 9, will formally receive recommendations created by the

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Community advisory group on cannabis members take look back on the process

December 26, 2017 — The work of the community advisory group, a citizen’s panel created to made recommendations for a new cannabis ordinance, is done. The 16-member group, which met in May for the first time, held its final meeting last week. Composed of people from different backgrounds and

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Get lit for the holidays with NuLeaf Tahoe marijuana products (video)

December 20, 2017 — Sometimes baked applies to more than holiday cookies. NuLeaf Tahoe in Incline Village offers Christmas gifts for the cannabis connoisseur on your list. “We’ve got some beautiful flowers. This makes a great stocking stuffer for everybody that’s into marijuana,” said General Manager Eli Scislowicz. In addition

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Nevada County marijuana group holds last meeting; supervisors to examine pot recommendations Jan. 9

December 20, 2017 — Members of Nevada County’s marijuana citizen’s group focused Tuesday, Dec. 19, on as-of-yet undecided draft recommendations for a grow ordinance, such as whether personal outdoor grows could be in single-family zones and what setbacks should be for commercial grows. Those issues remained two pieces of

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Nevada County woman arrested in Nebraska on pot-hauling charges

December 19, 2017 — A woman whose listed address is in North San Juan was arrested Sunday after reportedly being stopped in Nebraska with almost 60 pounds of marijuana in her vehicle. Nebraska State Patrol troopers stopped Jewel E. Estrada in a parking lot in North Platte after she

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Nevada County releases draft marijuana ordinance recommendations; citizen’s meeting on Dec. 19

December 16, 2017 — Draft recommendations developed by a citizen’s group for a new Nevada County marijuana ordinance call for allowing personal outdoor grows in single-family zones, commercial grows of up to 10,000 square feet in certain zones and brick-and-mortar dispensaries in limited commercial areas. The draft recommendations, released

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Cannabis, garbage fee increase, new mayor on SLT City Council agenda

December 11, 2017 — There’s a jam-packed agenda for the upcoming South Lake Tahoe City Council meeting, which includes a decision on rate increases for garbage pickup, a vote on a temporary ban of recreational cannabis sales, and the appointment of a mayor for 2018, among other items. The

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Medical cannabis patients eligible for fee reduction, but still face high tax rate

December 4, 2017 — A state-backed medical marijuana identification card program, which hasn’t been popular among cannabis patients in recent years, may ramp up when California’s new marijuana laws take effect in January, some say, because the regulations allow cardholders to skip the sales tax when purchasing cannabis products.

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Where to get a medical cannabis recommendation in western Nevada County

November 29, 2017 — Nevada County’s first brick-and-mortar cannabis dispensary, which was approved by the Nevada City Council this month, will only allow customers with doctors’ recommendations for medical cannabis to purchase products at its storefront. According to Roger Hicks, a medical doctor in Grass Valley, patients can ask

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Nevada County officials: We won’t meet March date for new marijuana ordinance

November 21, 2017 — Nevada County officials say they won’t have a permanent grow ordinance ready by March, citing the added citizen’s panel meetings and scope of changes to the existing ordinance as reasons for the delay. The community advisory group, initially scheduled to have eight meetings, had a

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Nevada City’s cannabis dispensary committed to becoming positive presence for city

November 18, 2017 — Nevada City’s first medical cannabis dispensary, Elevation 2477′, is set to open at 569 Searls Avenue early next year. “It’s exciting to be part of the city’s vision to allow responsible medical cannabis businesses to open their doors and fuel the local economy with jobs

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Nevada County authorities: Suspects pose as drug task force, rob apparent marijuana grow

November 16, 2017 — On the evening of November 11, 2017, Nevada County Dispatch received a call reporting a home invasion robbery, which occurred in the 13000 block of Brooks Road in Grass Valley. Deputies arrived and contacted the reporting party, who stated “caretakers” at the residence had been

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Survey: More than half of Colorado marijuana users think it’s safe to drive while high

November 13, 2017 — On Thursday, The Cannabist reported that Colorado marijuana sales notched $136 million for the third month in a row in September, bringing total revenues to $1.16 billion over the first nine months of the year. Along with the industry's healthy growth, however, come concerns about

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