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  • The Week

    Where We Are With Medical Marijuana

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    Nevada legislators first approved medicinal marijuana use way back in 2001, yet it wasn’t until late 2014 that the state licensed its first dispensary. So it should come as no surprise that getting the product into the hands of patients hasn’t been quick or easy.

  • Medical Marijuana Patients Find a Helping Hand in Compassion Nevada

    By Geoff Carter

    In 2004, Adam Sternberg asked for, and received, a medical marijuana card from the State of Nevada. Sternberg was undergoing cancer treatments at the time, and he wanted to try the hash-oil treatment concocted by medical marijuana activist Rick Simpson.

  • The Future of Marijuana, Medical and Otherwise

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    Whether for medicinal or recreational purposes, marijuana has become big business across America. Now Nevada is poised to carve out its piece of the pie.

  • Just A Sip

    Seven Sips of Pot Liquor, Town Square

    By Xania V. Woodman

    It may take time for Las Vegas to get accustomed to the fact that the name of Town Square’s newest barbecue pit Pot Liquor has absolutely nothing to do with cannabis products. But there’s definitely liquor involved.

  • Tour Buzz

    Tour Buzz: Miley Cyrus, George Thorogood, Childish Gambino

    By M. Scott Krause

    Miley Cyrus brings her Bangerz tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 1 ($63.50-$93.50), and she says she wants to be taken seriously as a vocalist. But it’s hard to see past the sheer spectacle.

  • Tour Buzz

    Tour Buzz: Beyoncé, Willie Nelson and Mayer Hawthorne

    By M. Scott Krause

    I don’t know how No Shave November treated you, but my neck beard is itching something fierce. I doubt Beyoncé, who brings her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 6 would tolerate a scraggly beard.

  • Soundscraper

    High on Rock ’n’ Roll

    By Jarret Keene

    My favorite local nonprofit Push Forward is throwing a cool benefit party with live music. All proceeds benefit Push Forward’s mission: giving at-risk Vegas youth a sense of direction, empowerment and mentorship via skateboarding. Three of my favorite ramp-worthy bands—The Swamp Gospel, Crazy Chief, American Buckshot—play at 9 p.m.

  • Seven Nights

    By Deanna Rilling

    Thu 19 Tired of “Waiting by the phone? Yeah, just hang it up; I promise you, you’ll never be walking alone.” Indeed, you won’t, at least not among the industry crowd at Tao when Dirty South stops by to spin his new club-banger, “Walking Alone,” and other house-y treats. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m., Big ups to the House Society Crew! Keith Evan, Carlos Sanchez and B. Minogue’s Soundbar party celebrates 11 years.

  • Music

    Mojave Heart

    By Jarret Keene

    When Sumach Ecks enters a room, especially the chillingly suburban Yard House in Red Rock Resort, he stands out. Intensely dreadlocked hair. Compact physique. Athletic gait. Air Mozambique T-shirt. The Las Vegas musician’s distinctive physical presence mirrors his aggressively spiritual, stunningly gorgeous music, which he records under the name Gonjasufi.