Tag: marijuana

The Department of Justice Marijuana War

This Week in Gambling is publishing this story because we believe there are several similarities between the legal marijuana industry and online gambling, from public perception to the way the federal government approaches them. The topics are also “states rights” issues, so watching how the Department of Justice approaches states who choose to regulate marijuana…

Las Vegas Welcomes Mary Jane

Sin City is going green in ways that have nothing to do with recycling. Saturday marked a big moment for tourism, as Nevada became the fifth state to launch sales of legal, recreational marijuana. Residents and tourists alike flocked to now-open dispensaries both to purchase and to celebrate their new-found freedom, cheering as the doors…

Nevada gaming board bans casino licensees from medical marijuana trade

Las Vegas Review Journal – The Gaming Control Board told its license holders Tuesday they cannot participate in the state’s potential medical marijuana business. In an industry notice posted to the Control Board’s website, the agency, which is charged with licensing and regulating the state’s casinos and gambling equipment providers, said the federal government views…