Nevada recreational marijuana sales to launch Saturday

Licensed Nevada medical marijuana dispensaries can start selling recreational cannabis as planned on Saturday despite an ongoing legal battle, state officials said. Nevada intends to appeal a district judge’s order that only alcohol wholesalers can obtain cannabis distribution licenses, but that won’t affect the state’s plan to start retail sales, a Department of Taxation (DOT) spokeswoman said Monday. The judge ruled in favor of the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada, who filed suit to halt the issuance of distribution licenses. They argued that only licensed liquor wholesalers qualify for the marijuana distributor licenses. Regulators, however, say they ... Nevada recreational marijuana sales to launch Saturday is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs