Workshop to guide employers through marijuana policies

Employers who may be struggling with policies concerning drugs in the workplace after the legalization of recreational and medical marijuana, will benefit from a training Feb. 13 at the Carson City School District Office. Jo McGuire, CEO of Jo McGuire Inc. and Senior Projects Manager of TSS, Inc., has keynoted several conferences in regards to [...]

2018-04-15T13:34:35+00:00January 30th, 2018|Marijuana, News|

Carson City Board of Supervisors delay marijuana sales

Recreational marijuana will probably not be available to buy in licensed retail stores in Carson City until early next year. The Board of Supervisors on Thursday heard an ordinance establishing business licenses for recreational marijuana businesses and decided to delay issuing licenses for the point-of-sale outlets until Jan. 1. Read More.  http://www.nevadaappeal.com/news/local/carson-city-board-of-supervisors-delays-marijuana-sales/

2017-09-27T14:18:30+00:00August 9th, 2017|Community, Drug Info, Marijuana, News|

District attorney looks at steps to implement marijuana legalization

By Teri Vance As the Nevada Legislature resumes session this week, Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury and other officials are looking for clarification how to implement the legalization of recreational marijuana, which was approved by Nevada voters in November’s election. “We’re watching the Legislature closely,” Woodbury said. “It would be nice to have some [...]

2017-03-07T15:57:20+00:00February 8th, 2017|Drug Info, Marijuana, News|

Get the straight dope on recreational marijuana

Recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada’s 2016 election, but what does that mean and why don’t I see any stores to buy it? Partnership Carson City has answered 10 of your most pressing questions. 1. Where can I buy recreational marijuana? Nowhere ... yet. According to Question 2, the Department of Taxation has until Jan. [...]

2017-04-18T13:57:43+00:00February 7th, 2017|Drug Info, Marijuana, News|

Las Vegas Sun: It may be legal, but marijuana use can still get you fired

By Chris Kudialis/Las Vegas Sun Sun, Dec 11, 2016 (2 a.m.) Although passage of Question 2 will make recreational marijuana use legal for people 21 and older in Nevada as of Jan. 1, employees can be fired for testing positive for the drug, state lawmakers said. Sen. Tick Segerblom says that while he believes the [...]

2017-02-08T15:02:36+00:00December 11th, 2016|Drug Info, Marijuana, News|

What you should know about Nevada’s new marijuana law

By COLTON LOCHHEAD LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Nevada said “yes” to legal cannabis Tuesday night. So what does that mean for people looking to partake in the pot party? First, the law doesn’t take effect until Jan. 1 . Las Vegas police said Wednesday that officers will continue to enforce the current law, which outlaws any [...]

2016-11-29T22:27:37+00:00November 16th, 2016|Drug Info, Marijuana|

Colorado offers cautionary lessons for Nevada on recreational pot use

By COLTON LOCHHEAD LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL DENVER — Just beyond the Rocky Mountains, an industry that once conjured images of dank basements and back-alley deals is blossoming under state regulation. After a sluggish start in sales following the 2012 vote to decriminalize marijuana, Colorado’s pot trade — and corresponding tax revenue — is booming as [...]

2016-12-06T14:40:10+00:00October 16th, 2016|Marijuana, News, Uncategorized|

Partnership Carson City Steering Committee statement on Question 2

Oct. 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kathy Bartosz, 841-4730 [email protected] PARTNERSHIP CARSON CITY STEERING COMMITTEE URGES VOTERS TO EDUCATE THEMSELVES ON QUESTION 2 Partnership Carson City advises the community on issues of health and well-being for youth and families.  In this year’s election, Nevada voters will consider an initiative that would legalize marijuana.  That initiative [...]

2016-11-16T01:29:09+00:00October 16th, 2016|Drug Info, Marijuana|

Recreational marijuana: Not a simple question

A question on the upcoming ballot asking voters to legalize the use of recreational marijuana in Nevada may seem simple. But a local attorney is urging residents to take a closer look to understand all the possible implications. “It’s a 13-page initiative that was written by the marijuana industry,” said Jim Hartman, a semi-retired Genoa [...]

2016-10-16T17:55:28+00:00August 5th, 2016|Drug Info, Marijuana, News|

Marijuana clouds issue of workplace drug use

By Doresa Banning All employers must protect their workers, their customers and themselves when it comes to illicit drug use in the workplace. Doing so will become especially crucial if Nevadans, through November’s ballot, vote to legalize the recreational sale and regulation of marijuana and related products. This was the primary message of a “Marijuana [...]

2016-11-16T01:49:32+00:00August 5th, 2016|Drug Info, Marijuana, News|