Sin City: Politicians First in Line as Vegas Cashes in on Legal Weed

During the early morning hours of July 1st, Nevada became the fifth state in the contiguous U.S. to allow recreational marijuana shops to open for business. And, embracing the new normal, the former Mayor of Las Vegas Oscar Goodman and Nevada’s “Godfather of Weed” Sen. Tick Segerblom were anxious to participate.

As legal weed became easily accessible late Saturday morning in the Las Vegas Valley, an aromatic bag of cannabis-infused coffee was high on the shopping list for the one-time mayor of Las Vegas.

Also waiting patiently on the historic day, Sen. Tick Segerblom was first in line at The+Source in Las Vegas.

Marijuana Revenue in Nevada

Anticipated to generate more than $60 million in new taxes for schools and the state’s “rainy day fund” over the next two years, all recreational marijuana sales will be hit with a…

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