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December 9, 2013
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$1.8M OK’d in run-up to pot change

The Interim Finance Committee on Monday approved spending $1,878,795 to hire as many as seven full-time employees to implement the new medical marijuana law. Senate Bill 374 creates a system to provide marijuana and related products to Nevadans authorized to use marijuana for medical reasons. It’s modeled after systems used in Colorado and Arizona and would license and control cultivators of marijuana; businesses that produce edible and other non-smokable marijuana products; labs that test the products for purity and strength; and dispensaries that provide the drug and other products to card holders. Marla McDade Williams, who is managing development of …

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