Nevada Legislature

How Will the Nevada Legislature “Fill the Pothole”? Digging into the Weeds of the Marijuana Tax Bills

Who knew the State of Nevada would come to this? Just as recently as 2012, Nevada had no legal mechanism for most medical marijuana users to obtain their medicine. In 2017, the state budget depends upon successful implementation of legal recreational marijuana. How’s that coming along? We dig into the weeds as Nevada figures out how to tax legal pot. (more…)

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Nevada Legislature Tackles “Pink Tax” with SB 415 and AB 402

Remember the “pink tax”? This refers to the inequity women face in pricing of consumer products. The most notorious “pink tax” is the sales tax charged on feminine hygiene products. Two bills in the Nevada Legislature offer Silver State women relief from perhaps the most onerous “pink tax”. I watched the hearing for one of them, then the press conference for the other. (more…)