Judge says Nevada can expand pool for rec cannabis distribution

A judge cleared the way for Nevada to allow more businesses to transport cannabis from growers to stores in an effort to keep up with overwhelming demand since recreational marijuana sales began last month. Carson City District Judge James Russell on Thursday lifted an order blocking regulators from issuing cannabis distribution licenses to anyone other than alcohol wholesalers. Nevada’s voter-approved law is unique among legal marijuana states in granting liquor wholesalers exclusive rights to distribute marijuana unless they can’t keep up with demand. Russell said after an hourlong hearing there’s overwhelming evidence alcohol wholesalers ... Judge says Nevada can expand pool for rec cannabis distribution is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs