Las Vegas Archive

MassRoots Founder to Meet With Richard Branson

Omar Sacirbey  | January 13, 2016

Isaac Dietrich, who founded the marijuana-focused social media platform MassRoots, will meet with Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson as part of the Extreme Tech Challenge, a high-profile contest for startups.

The meeting will take place in early February on Branson’s private island. Branson – a prominent business tycoon – is a noted marijuana legalization supporter.

The …

63 License Applications in Las Vegas

Marijuana Business Daily staff  | July 24, 2014

Las Vegas received 63 applications for medical cannabis business licenses by Wednesday’s deadline, according to an official with the city.

Most of of them came in at the eleventh hour, mirroring the last-minute rush in Clark County.

As the 3 p.m. deadline approached,

Attorney: Hearing Could Trigger Shift in Nevada’s Medical Marijuana Laws

Chris Walsh  | November 10, 2011

Nevada is technically one of the 16 states in the U.S. with medical marijuana regulations on the books. But its MMJ ordinance has a huge shortcoming: It doesn’t specifically address the selling and buying of cannabis, both of which are illegal under state and federal laws.

So while Nevada does indeed allow individuals to cultivate …