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With more than 45 dispensaries in the Las Vegas Valley and 62 statewide expecting increased sales for the unofficial pot holiday, here’s a look at 20 ways that legal weed has affected our state:

20 ways legal marijuana has affected Nevada

April 19th, 2018

With more than 45 dispensaries in the Las Vegas Valley and 62 statewide expecting increased sales for the unofficial pot holiday, here’s a look at 20 ways that legal weed has affected our state:

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    The state collected $5.54 million in taxes in January from legal marijuana, continuing to outpace projections, according to the Nevada Department of Taxation. That’s near ...

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    Almost 100 dispensaries across San Diego, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley are among California stores licensed to sell recreational marijuana. A study from the University ...

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    The governor’s task force predicted tourists would account for 63 percent of Nevada’s recreational marijuana sales, but where did it expect those millions to toke ...

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    Five dispensaries in that city are now eligible to apply for recreational licenses and are expected to launch recreational sales sometime between October and December.

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    Henderson will have to wait at least another month before its five dispensaries can sell recreational marijuana.

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    Never underestimate the human ability to brainstorm ways to get blitzed.

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    For all the giddy news of long lines and robust sales, one group has been semi-forgotten amid Nevada’s recreational marijuana boom.

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    Where can I buy marijuana in Las Vegas? There are three dozen recreational dispensaries for your Las Vegas weed needs ...

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    Harlequin, just right for hiking the Valley of Fire or other trippy Nevada landscapes.

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    One of the strict conditions of legalization is that you can only partake on your own property, or on the property of a friend who ...

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    A cooking competition and performances by Ludacris and J Boog complement all the smoking.

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    With burning joints raised high, about 200 marijuana industry employees and representatives celebrated the arrival of country music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson on ...

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    As marijuana legalization extends, local facilities ramp up production to meet the demand.

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    Las Vegas marijuana laws: Starting Sunday, adults could buy up to 1 ounce of marijuana flower or up to one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana ...

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    “Other dispensaries are nice, but we felt no one has really embraced the Las Vegas feel and lifestyle. We wanted some sexiness, some energy here ...

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    Nevadans voted Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana for adults ages 21 and over. The passing of Question 2, which was called at 10:03 p.m. by ...

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    "This opened up an opportunity for me to be able to use my craft and help people with their medical conditions."

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    With more than 45 dispensaries in the Las Vegas Valley and 62 statewide expecting increased sales for the unofficial pot holiday, here’s a look at ...

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    Dressings, dips and condiments add extra calories, salt, sugar and not-so-good fat. So how do you avoid the extra bulk without your food tasting bland?

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    Canter’s Pastrami, Eggslut’s Fairfax, Emeril’s Po-Boy … how many have you tried?

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    Gluttony, indulgence and sin—the famous perceptions of Las Vegas seem antithetical to the #MeToo movement. But as a city, we have a unique opportunity to ...

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    Bonus: Some dishes are sent out on a robot cart!

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    Golden Knights fans invaded Los Angeles Tuesday night, armed with brooms. They celebrated outside Staples Center well into the night after the Golden Knights completed ...

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    Last Thursday, four nonprofits teamed up to open a new campus to provide wrap-around-services to Southern Nevada’s neediest residents.

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    Erik Haula deked around Jonathan Quick to lift the Golden Knights over the Kings in double overtime Friday night at T-Mobile Arena to give Vegas ...

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    Victoria Hartmann, executive director of the Erotic Heritage Museum Las Vegas, talks about sex workers and the #MeToo movement.

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    The Golden Knights scored three straight goals in the third period to come from behind and take a commanding 3-0 lead in the first round ...

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    “I see it at my shows all the time—somebody holding up a flag that says ‘Route 91 survivor.’”

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    I’m not here to defend Man of the Woods, but it’s probably gonna come off that way.

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    The former Talking Heads frontman plays the Smith Center on April 18.

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    If there’s a special, order it. I tried a mindblower of soft tofu, braised seabass and a pork-tomato relish in a chile oil broth.

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    The 420 marijuana holiday today will feature more money spent at pot dispensaries and a higher number of the plant’s users missing work ...

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    More than a half-dozen members of Congress resigned or announced retirement in 2017 after they were accused of various forms of harassment. The wave of ...