Clark County Commission approves land use permit for Raiders Las Vegas stadium



The vote keeps the stadium project on track for a groundbreaking in late 2017.

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13 Things To Do This Week In Las Vegas For Aug. 18 through 24



Info on Earl Turner, Bad Little Sister, Black & White Party, Nevada Old Time Fiddlers, free or cheap movies and more.

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Las Vegas family’s home burglarized while they attended funeral



A Las Vegas family says their home was burglarized while they attended a funeral.

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Snapchat Spectacles vending machine hits Las Vegas



Snapbot, the vending machine/kiosk for Snapchat Spectacles, arrived at The Linq Promenade Tuesday morning. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Sources / Learn More:
Nevada Statement of Emergency
https://tax.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/taxnvgov/Content/FAQs/Statement%20of%20Emergency%20and%20Regulation%20regarding%20Marijuana%20Distribution.pdf

Dutch Drug Policy
Amsterdam Drug Laws: https://www.iamsterdam.com/en/our-network/media-centre/city-hall/dossier-coffeeshops/general-information
National Drug Laws: https://www.government.nl/topics/drugs/toleration-policy-regarding-soft-drugs-and-coffee-shops

Colorado Tax Revenue
Total Tax Revenue: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/revenue/colorado-marijuana-tax-data
Departmental Appropriations: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-GHuI9KBfjVQ0h4U2dOMGxZYWc/view
Building Excellent School Today (BEST) Fund: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/16-04%20Distribution%20of%20Marijuana%20Tax%20Revenue%20Updated_2.pdf

ACLU report “The War on Marijuana in Black and White”: https://www.aclu.org/report/report-war-marijuana-black-and-white

Marijuana Industry Employment Estimates:
https://mjbizdaily.com/chart-cannabis-industry-employs-165000-plus-workers/

Coal Mining Industry Employment, June 2017:
https://data.bls.gov/timeseries/CES1021210001

Americans’ Views on Legalizing Marijuana (Gallup, Oct. 2016): http://www.gallup.com/poll/196550/support-legal-marijuana.aspx

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Remarks on Marijuana:
Speaking to the National Association of Attorneys General, February 28, 2017: https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4658804/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-dubious-marijuana-legalization-efforts

Remarks Before Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement, March 15, 2017 https://www.justice.gov/opa/speech/attorney-general-jeff-sessions-delivers-remarks-efforts-combat-violent-crime-and-restore

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Hearing, April 5 2016 http://www.drugcaucus.senate.gov/content/department-justice-adequately-protecting-public-impact-state-recreational-marijuana

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Nevada Marijuana Shortage: State Officials Scramble To Stock Up | NBC Nightly News



Just two weeks after pot sales began, state officials are scrambling to prevent a shortage. The stakes are high — the state budget is counting on millions in anticipated tax revenue from pot sales.
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News Today USA| Las Vegas dispensaries prepare for July 1 recreational marijuana sales launch



Despite uncertainty about whether recreational marijuana sales were going to start July 1, dispensaries are going full puff ahead around Nevada.
The date also happens to be at the beginning of a busy Fourth of July weekend in Las Vegas.

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Recreational marijuana sales in Nevada likely a month away, could be a boon for Las Vegas



Only a month remains until Nevada is set to join a select number of states that can legally sell recreational marijuana. Armen Yemenidjian, CEO of Essence, thinks Las Vegas could become a destination for marijuana.

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