Media Awareness Project Drug News
  1. US NV: Nevada Has A Drug Problem: Shops Are Running Out Of Marijuana

    Los Angeles Times, 11 Jul 2017 - Nevada officials have declared a state of emergency over marijuana: There's not enough of it. Since recreational pot became legal two weeks ago, retail dispensaries have struggled to keep their shelves stocked and say they will soon run out if nothing is done to fix a broken supply chain.
  2. US NV: Las Vegas Adds A New Lure To Its Repertoire With Legalized Pot

    Los Angeles Times, 01 Jul 2017 - They arrived -- by the hundreds, on foot, in party buses and Uber rides -- at a strip mall marijuana dispensary, and the merchandise started flying off the shelf: Snake Eyes OG, double chocolate chunk brownie bites. "What we're experiencing right here and now is history," Ross Goodman, co-owner of Las Vegas ReLeaf, said early Saturday as he stood behind a glass counter at the pot shop watching staff shuffle patrons in and out. "This is the future and we're a part of ending prohibition."
  3. US NV: Nevada's On-Again Off-Again Marijuana Sales Back On

    Washington Post, 23 Jun 2017 - RENO, Nev. -- Nevada's marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge's order that threatens to block the state's first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month. Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed onto an emergency regulation intended to allow recreational sales to begin July 1 at some existing medical dispensaries.
  4. US NV: Nevada Still Plans To Issue Pot Licenses July 1

    Washington Post, 19 Jun 2017 - CARSON CITY, Nev. -- The Latest on the legal battle of the launch of Nevada's recreational pot sales The deputy director of Nevada's Department of Taxation says state regulators still intend to have the necessary licenses in place July 1 to start selling marijuana for recreational use despite an ongoing lawsuit over the regulations.
  5. US NV: Stoner's Dream Machine Rolls 100 Joints In Three Minutes

    New York Post, 13 Jun 2017 - In Nevada, marijuana is slated to be legalized for recreational use on July 1 -- as soon as it is, the folks at Acres Cannabis in Las Vegas look forward to selling some 5,000 joints in just 48 hours. Their plans to meet the crush for kush are more sophisticated than enlisting a bunch of stoners to twist up fatties. Instead, the dispensary will be using the Futurola Knockbox, a Dutch-made contraption that rolls out 100 joints every three minutes or so.
  6. US NV: If Question 2 Passes, Marijuana Customers Could Increase By

    Las Vegas Sun, 04 Nov 2016 - Next week, Nevada will have the chance to join four other states to allow legalized recreational marijuana for adults. Ballot Question 2 would not only allow Nevadans age 21 and older to have easier access to pot, it could provide more than $1.1 billion in tax revenue and economic activity over the course of the proposed law's initial eight years, according to a study by Las Vegas-based RCG Economics.
  7. US NV: PUB LTE: Over The Top

    Las Vegas Review-Journal, 27 Oct 2016 - In response to the Sunday commentary, "High-risk proposal": Cannabis prohibitionist, Dr. R.J. Petrella, echoed the prohibitionist government's lies, half-truths and propaganda right on queue but added enough additional discredited claims to make one believe that re-legalizing the plant equates to the end of the world. I'd like to say Colorado voters heard it all before and voted, but Dr. Pertella went over the top in a way that is just plain preposterous.
  8. US NV: PUB LTE: Time To Re-Legalize Cannabis

    Elko Daily Free Press, 27 Oct 2016 - Editor: All Huff And Puff (Oct. 20, 2016) was one of the more informative articles I've read regarding RE-legalizing cannabis (marijuana) in Nevada. Colorado citizens heard all the cannabis prohibitionist rhetoric and voted and every subsequent poll indicates citizens continue supporting the end of cannabis prohibition. There is every reason to believe when Nevada citizens end cannabis prohibition, you will not look back with regret either.
  9. US NV: PUB LTE: Vote To End Marijuana Prohibition In Nevada

    North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, 27 Oct 2016 - Regarding ending cannabis prohibition, as referenced in the Oct. 19 Bonanza article, "Election 2016: To legalize marijuana in Nevada or to not legalize," Colorado citizens heard it all before and voted. Every subsequent poll indicates citizens continue supporting the end of cannabis prohibition and there is every reason to believe when Nevada (and California) citizens end cannabis prohibition, you will not look back with regret either.