Growing Controversy

From a Nov. 12 Los Angeles Times story on foreclosed homes in Las Vegas being used as marijuana grow houses:

“You can’t have crime without opportunity. And all those empty homes present an opportunity for criminal activity.” — UNLV criminologist William Sousa.

“No matter how many grow houses they bust, it’s not going to make a dent in the marijuana business until we put in a legal system.” — Morgan Fox, communications director for the Marijuana Policy Project.

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Starting Five: The Rebels have received plenty of fan support at the Thomas & Mack Center for their first two games this season, with an attendance of 14,827 for UNLV’s 71-67 victory over Nevada-Reno on Nov. 14, and 13,763 for the Nov. 11 season-opening win against Grand Canyon. Here’s how those numbers compare to several high-profile and Pac 12 schools’ attendance figures from Nov. 14 and 15: