Nevada Appeal jumps on initiative announcement

The Nevada Appeal, out of Carson City, just posted an article about tomorrow’s big announcement.  They described our plans to submit an initiative to tax and regulate marijuana to the Secretary of State and even included a quote conveying one of our primary messages: “We are determined to use every interaction with Nevada residents to … Read more

NSML gears up for major announcement

This Wednesday, January 6, NSML campaign manager Dave Schwartz will hold a press conference on the steps of the State Capitol in Carson City to unveil the language of our 2012 ballot initiative to create a regulated marijuana market in Nevada.  Schwartz issued the following statement in an advisory prior to the press conference: “We … Read more

NSML getting some national attention

The Associated Press is out with an article today about the mini-wave of marijuana policy reform sweeping through parts of the country.  With the headline, “High expectations? States weigh marijuana reform,” the article mentions the launch of our campaign briefly at the end.  We expect many more articles like this over the coming years, with … Read more

NSML on the radio

This morning, on the Heidi Harris Show, NSML campaign manager Dave Schwartz talked about marijuana being safer than alcohol and about our plans for an initiative to tax and regulate marijuana in Nevada. It is astounding that there is so much wrong information out there about marijuana, but every opportunity that comes along to discuss … Read more

My weekend in Virginia City

A message from Dave Schwartz, NSML campaign manager: This weekend I had the opportunity to meet with some great supporters in Virginia City and I want to thank them for their hospitality. As I have traveled around the state, I have learned how passionate our citizens are about changing our marijuana laws.  Some have been … Read more

NSML garners widespread media coverage

Yesterday we announced to the media the creation of Nevadans for Sensible Marijuana Laws and boy did we get a great response. Media from all over the state covered the announcement.  The Las Vegas Review Journal, The Nevada Appeal, Reno Gazette Journal, NBC, CBS, and Fox News all reported on or wrote about our plan … Read more

Pot-trepreneurs

by Jason Whited If some enterprising activists have their way, pot will be Sin City’s next growth industry. Emboldened by a creeping, nationwide acceptance of medical marijuana and a recent U.S. Department of Justice decision not to prosecute such cases in states that allow it, Nevada cannabis advocates say now is the time for Las … Read more