Nevada Considers Emergency Regulations To Tackle Pot Distribution Bottleneck

On Thursday, state regulators approved Nevada’s first two pot distribution licenses and were considering passing emergency regulations aimed at licensing more, in response to overwhelming demand at Nevada’s new recreational marijuana stores. Gov. Brian Sandoval endorsed emergency rules, which the state Tax Commission was expected to approve in order to address a distribution bottleneck resulting from Nevada’s voter-approved measure to legalize recreational sales. Unlike other legal pot states, Nevada’s law dictates that only alcohol wholesalers are allowed to transport the drug from growers to storefronts for the next 18 months. The state is looking to challenge the interpretation of that law based on the distribution bottleneck.–Nevada%20Marijuana/id-533e690c283c441f8a559d58c8391f6d

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