Daily Update- June 18, 2020 Cannabis Compliance Board

The Cannabis Compliance Board held a workshop today to discuss the Boards draft regulations that were released on May 29, 2020 for public input.  The Board accepted public input by email and made changes to the draft regulations according to the input received. The draft regulations are still a work in progress and were not adopted today.   Items that have been added into the draft regulations include clarification of language to include grams, advertising on taxi cabs has been carved out to be allowed, allowing patrol dogs and service dogs on-site.  Curbside delivery has been requested to remain as an option and will be discussed further and has not been added to the draft regulations at this time.  Another item that was added but still has further discussion needed is the waiver of an agent card for owners of less than 5%, this allows for the board to have discretion and allows for publicly traded companies to have ownership in Nevada.  The full draft regulations can be found at the Department of Taxation website.

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto Introduces Bill to Safeguard American Research

Cortez Masto Statement on SCOTUS Ruling in DACA Case

Rosen, Lankford Statement Applauding Argentina and Serbia for Adopting IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism

Rosen Statement on Possible Israeli Annexation of West Bank

Rosen Statement Following Supreme Court Ruling on DACA

Rep. Titus Announces Support for Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

Rep. Titus Statement on Supreme Court DACA Decision

Congressman Steven Horsford Statement on Supreme Court DACA Decision

Agency Updates

Mosquitoes in Clark County test positive for West Nile Virus

Nevada Unemployment Rate Improves; Employment Adding Jobs Back in May

Nevada Labor Market Overview for May 2020

Attorney General Ford Praises Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of DACA Recipients

Board of Regents appoints Dr. Melody Rose as next NSHE chancellor

Las Vegas City Council Approves Program Allowing Parking Tickets To Be Paid With A School Supply Donation For a Limited Time

Articles of Interest

Primary election turnout exceeds 480,000, sets up major races for November (NV Indy)

Top Democratic lawmaker says new taxes unlikely for upcoming budget special session (NV Indy)

DACA survives: Nevada immigrants celebrate largely unexpected victory at Supreme Court (NV Indy)

Nevada businesses get more than 600 coronavirus-related complaints (LVRJ)

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