Nevada politicians question potential federal marijuana crackdown



Nevada Democrats hosted a press conference at The Apothecary Shoppe marijuana dispensary on Jan. 4 to protest a potential crackdown on legal marijuana by the Department of Justice. (Michael Scott Davidson)

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Las Vegas Victim Find Strength To Stand For Trump And Melania Oct 5,2017



Las Vegas Victim Find Strength To Stand For Trump And Melania Oct 5,2017
Trump And Melania Visits Hospital In Las Vegas To Survivors And Doctors After Massacre
Trump And Melania Visits Survivors And Doctors After Massacre In Las Vegas
Trump And Melania Meets Survivors And Doctors At Las Vegas Hospital After Massacre
Trump And Melania Meets Doctors And Survivors At Las Vegas Hospital After Massacre
Trump And Melania Visits Hospital In Las Vegas To Meet Survivors And Doctors After Massacre
Trump And Melania Visits Las Vegas Hospital To Meet Survivors And Doctors After Massacre
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met privately with victims of the Las Vegas shooting at a hospital Wednesday, praising them and the doctors who treated them as he visited a city still reeling from the worst gun massacre in modern U.S. history.

Speaking to reporters from the lobby of the University Medical Center lobby, Trump said he’d met “some of the most amazing people” — and invited them to come visit him at the White House.

He also commended the doctors who’d worked to save them for doing an “indescribable” job.

“It makes you very proud to be an American when you see the job that they’ve done,” he said.

Trump then headed to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police headquarters, where he met with police officers and dispatchers who’d responded to the shooting. He congratulated them “on a job well done.”

“You showed the world and the world is watching,” he told them, “and you showed what professionalism is all about.”

Air Force One landed at the airport near the famed Las Vegas strip on a bright, sunny morning just days after a gunman on the 32nd floor of a hotel and casino opened fire on people at an outdoor country music festival below. The Sunday night rampage killed at least 59 people and injured 527, some from gunfire and some from a chaotic escape.

“It’s a very sad thing. We are going to pay our respects and to see the police who have done really a fantastic job in a very short time,” Trump told reporters before departing the White House. He said that authorities were “learning a lot more” about the shooter, Stephen Craig Paddock, and that more details would be “announced at an appropriate time.”

“It’s a very, very sad day for me personally,” he said.

Trump’s first stop was the University Medical Center, where he met privately with victims of the Sunday night shooting rampage, their families, and medical professionals. On his trip from the airport, the president’s motorcade drove past the Mandalay Bay hotel where the gunman fired down into the concert crowd.

The president also drove past his own Trump hotel.

Trump’s trip to Las Vegas follows his Tuesday travel to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico — a pair of back-to-back episodes that are testing his ability to unite and lift the nation in times of strife. Trump, a leader who excels at political provocation and prides himself on commanding strength, has sometimes struggled to project empathy.

During Tuesday’s trip, he highlighted Puerto Rico’s relatively low death toll compared with “a real catastrophe like Katrina,” when as many as 1,800 people died in 2005 as levees protecting New Orleans broke. He also pointed repeatedly to praise his administration had received for its efforts, despite criticism on the island of a sluggish response.

Trump has a long personal connection to Las Vegas — a city where his name is written in huge golden letters atop his hotel. He also campaigned extensively across Nevada during his presidential campaign, drawing large crowds to rallies along the Las Vegas strip.

Trump told reporters Tuesday night that his trip would include spending time with “some of the folks that are recovering, some of the survivors,” and seemed emotional as he spoke about the human toll.

“We’re going to be seeing – ah it’s a very, it’s very, it’s a very – horrible thing, even to think about. Really horrible,” he said. “We’re also meeting with the police, the sheriff, and we’re going to spend quite a lot of time in Las Vegas.”

Trump was also joined on the trip by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Nevada Republicans Rep. Mark Amodei and Sen. Dean Heller.

Trump offered somber remarks about the shooting from the White House on Monday, saying “our unity cannot be shattered by evil, our bonds cannot be broken by violence.”

Republicans who control Congress have made clear they have no intention of taking up gun control measures, such as tightening restrictions on semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines, in the shooting’s aftermath.

Trump, in a 2000 book, said that he supported a prohibition on assault weapons and a “slightly longer waiting period to purchase a gun.” He also said in 2013 that he supported “background checks to weed out the sickos.”

But Trump ran his campaign with a strong pro-Second Amendment message and the backing of the National Rifle Association.

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President Trump Lauds Vegas Victims, Doctors: ‘Amazing People’ Las Vegas Melania



President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met privately with victims of the Las Vegas shooting at a hospital Wednesday, praising them and the doctors who treated them as he visited a city still reeling from the worst gun massacre in modern U.S. history.

Speaking to reporters from the lobby of the University Medical Center lobby, Trump said he’d met “some of the most amazing people” — and invited them to come visit him at the White House.

He also commended the doctors who’d worked to save them for doing an “indescribable” job.

“It makes you very proud to be an American when you see the job that they’ve done,” he said.

Trump then headed to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police headquarters, where he met with police officers and dispatchers who’d responded to the shooting. He congratulated them “on a job well done.”

“You showed the world and the world is watching,” he told them, “and you showed what professionalism is all about.”

Air Force One landed at the airport near the famed Las Vegas strip on a bright, sunny morning just days after a gunman on the 32nd floor of a hotel and casino opened fire on people at an outdoor country music festival below. The Sunday night rampage killed at least 59 people and injured 527, some from gunfire and some from a chaotic escape.

“It’s a very sad thing. We are going to pay our respects and to see the police who have done really a fantastic job in a very short time,” Trump told reporters before departing the White House. He said that authorities were “learning a lot more” about the shooter, Stephen Craig Paddock, and that more details would be “announced at an appropriate time.”

“It’s a very, very sad day for me personally,” he said.

Trump’s first stop was the University Medical Center, where he met privately with victims of the Sunday night shooting rampage, their families, and medical professionals. On his trip from the airport, the president’s motorcade drove past the Mandalay Bay hotel where the gunman fired down into the concert crowd.

The president also drove past his own Trump hotel.

Trump’s trip to Las Vegas follows his Tuesday travel to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico — a pair of back-to-back episodes that are testing his ability to unite and lift the nation in times of strife. Trump, a leader who excels at political provocation and prides himself on commanding strength, has sometimes struggled to project empathy.

During Tuesday’s trip, he highlighted Puerto Rico’s relatively low death toll compared with “a real catastrophe like Katrina,” when as many as 1,800 people died in 2005 as levees protecting New Orleans broke. He also pointed repeatedly to praise his administration had received for its efforts, despite criticism on the island of a sluggish response.

Trump has a long personal connection to Las Vegas — a city where his name is written in huge golden letters atop his hotel. He also campaigned extensively across Nevada during his presidential campaign, drawing large crowds to rallies along the Las Vegas strip.

Trump told reporters Tuesday night that his trip would include spending time with “some of the folks that are recovering, some of the survivors,” and seemed emotional as he spoke about the human toll.

“We’re going to be seeing – ah it’s a very, it’s very, it’s a very – horrible thing, even to think about. Really horrible,” he said. “We’re also meeting with the police, the sheriff, and we’re going to spend quite a lot of time in Las Vegas.”

Trump was also joined on the trip by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Nevada Republicans Rep. Mark Amodei and Sen. Dean Heller.

Trump offered somber remarks about the shooting from the White House on Monday, saying “our unity cannot be shattered by evil, our bonds cannot be broken by violence.”

Republicans who control Congress have made clear they have no intention of taking up gun control measures, such as tightening restrictions on semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines, in the shooting’s aftermath.

Trump, in a 2000 book, said that he supported a prohibition on assault weapons and a “slightly longer waiting period to purchase a gun.” He also said in 2013 that he supported “background checks to weed out the sickos.”

But Trump ran his campaign with a strong pro-Second Amendment message and the backing of the National Rifle Association.

“Gun and magazine bans are a total failure,” read one campaign policy paper. “Opponents of gun rights try to come up with scary sounding phrases like ‘assault weapons,’ ‘military-style weapons’ and ‘high capacity magazines’ to confuse people. What they’re really talking about are popular semi-automatic rifles and standard magazines that are owned by tens of millions of Americans.”

On Tuesday, Trump appeared somewhat open to having a debate on guns, but not anytime soon.

“At some point, perhaps, that will come,” he told reporters. “But that’s not for now.”

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Weed Has Been Legal In Nevada For A Week And It’s Already Running Out



Weed Has Been Legal In Nevada For A Week And It’s Already Running Out
Weed enthusiasts in Nevada have wasted no time this week getting their hands (and bongs) on some of the state’s recently legalized marijuana.

The sale of recreational marijuana has been legal in the state since last Sunday night, making it the fifth state to legalize the drug for recreational purposes. But there’s already a fear that rations are running low.

Al Fasano of ReLeaf, a medical dispensary in Las Vegas, told CNN Money he saw seven or eight times more business than usual this weekend, with many customers being tourists from out of state. Medical marijuana has been legal in the state since 2001, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

“The line is out the door and the line just doesn’t stop,” Fasano said. “People are there when we open [at 10 a.m.] and they’re there when we close [at midnight].”

The Reno Gazette-Journal noted that the state made an estimated $1 million from taxes between Saturday and Tuesday, and dispensaries as much as $3 million.

But there’s still not enough product to go around. Part of the problem — besides excited potheads — is the lack of distributors available, USA Today reports.

Marijuana shortages can happen immediately after legalization because of strict state regulations. In Nevada, there aren’t enough suppliers licensed to transport recreational marijuana to meet the demand of the dispensaries. The Nevada Tax Commission is voting on an emergency regulation Thursday that would allow the Department of Taxation to consider a larger pool of applicants for distribution licenses.

And if they just can’t wait for the kinks in the legalization process to get ironed out, the people of Nevada could take a trip to Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska — the four other states that have legalized the substance.

But we’re hoping Nevada figures out its pot problem soon and its residents won’t have to worry about sharing their stash.

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Trump Admin Fires First Shot in Renewed War on Weed



Trump Breaking News Network -Trump Admin Fires First Shot in Renewed War on Weed.

Las Vegas, NV — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has long opposed cannabis legalization, claiming “Good people don’t use marijuana,” and this week alleged violence increases when it’s legal (yet another alternative fact perpetuated by the Trump administration).

On Tuesday, Sessions also claimed:

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“States, they can pass the laws they choose. I would just say, it does remain a violation of federal law to distribute marijuana throughout any place in the United States, whether a state legalizes it or not.”

Indeed, voters in Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana in the 2016 election. Question 2 passed with 54% of the vote, making possession of up to one ounce of cannabis legal at the beginning of 2017. It will take until 2018 until it is legally available for sale.

Now, it appears the Department of Justice has fired the first shot in the attorney general’s war on weed. High Times magazine is slated to hold a “Cannabis Cup Las Vegas” event on the Moapa Paiute tribe’s land this weekend. The magazine has held these events in cities throughout the world and bills them as “celebrating the world of ganja through competitions, instructional seminars, expositions, celebrity appearances, concerts and product showcases.”

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