Nevada tax director: Distribution battle diverting weed buyers back to black market

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada’s marijuana regulators are headed back to court in a turf battle with liquor wholesalers over exclusive rights to distribute cannabis products to the state’s new recreational retailers. Nevada’s Taxation Department says the protracted legal fight has created a delivery bottleneck that’s undermining an otherwise robust…

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The Sessions Letters: Read the U.S. attorney general’s missives to the first four states to legalize marijuana

In April, the governors of the first four states to legalize recreational marijuana asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to “engage with us before embarking on any changes to regulatory and enforcement systems.” Sessions responded at the end of July with four letters addressed to the governors of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and…

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