Go back Marijuana News

Las Vegas Cannabis Casino?

Body and Mind
Body and Mind April 24, 2016

Las Vegas Marijuana Casino

In a city where long-shots come to fruition on a daily basis- the expression “anything is possible” is very real.

If Nevada voters approve a ballot measure in November to legalize recreational marijuana, High Times, the 42-year-old cannabis lifestyle magazine, is hoping to open a casino serving cannabis right here in Las Vegas.

And, if the data collected from CBS News showing that the majority of Americans believe marijuana use should be legal means anything, the odds of approval are favorable.

“The company is deep in talks with partners to open a series of high-end cannabis-consumption lounges in Colorado, where adult use of marijuana is legal, and in Las Vegas, where medical marijuana is legal under Nevada state law,” the Times reported. “In Las Vegas, the company’s partners have also secured a cabaret license and a gambling license as well as approval for an off-site dispensary at an undisclosed location 150 feet off the Strip.”

Let me mention that the current stance of the Nevada Gaming Control Board is that even if the State of Nevada legalizes cannabis for recreational use, it will not allow cannabis to be sold or consumed in a location that has gaming. Cannabis is illegal on the Federal level, thus no gaming license will be allowed.

There are many times in the history of the United States where progression has allowed antiquated laws to be repealed, so why couldn’t this be the case here? Only time will tell.

 

 

 

Body and Mind
Body and Mind April 24, 2016

Related Articles

  • image description
    Marijuana News

    Research Study: Cannabis & Sleep

    In a recent survey of medical marijuana users, 76 percent of respondents reported using cannabis for relaxation and 65 percent as a sleep aid. The survey, conducted by HelloMD—the “largest community of patients using marijuana for health and wellness in the country”—also found that comorbid, insomnia-inducing factors were also popular reasons for weed intake: stress and depression.…

    Body and Mind · April 3, 2018
  • Marijuana News

    Florida Expands Rules for Medical Marijuana, But Some Say It’s Not Enough

    Florida continues on a path of medical marijuana expansion, though some in the state believe it is not enough. WFTV 9 in Florida investigates, see italics and link below. In the state of Nevada, you can use a medical marijuana card from any state. Las Vegas has the most dispensaries. If visiting a medical marijuana…

    Body and Mind · March 23, 2016
  • Marijuana News

    Virginia Passes Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana Oil

    Cannabidiol, or CBD, has shown promise for many patients with epilepsy, with some reporting a substantial decrease in number of seizures. Here’s another story of medical marijuana legislation making progress, this time in Virginia. See italics below. Medical marijuana is legal in the state of Nevada. Nevada is proud to be the only state that…

    Body and Mind · March 10, 2016
image description