Poker superstar Phil Ivey has received approval that is preliminary a vegas medical marijuana dispensary license in Nevada.
Phil Ivey is not smoking one thing, but his future clients may be: Ivey received one of 26 preliminary license approvals for a medical cannabis dispensary through the nevada City Council earlier this week, potentially making the poker superstar among the first operators into the city to provide pot to consumers.
You will find even more actions necessary before Ivey gets approval that is final open such a company, but his approval does mean that the city found him qualified to go on in the licensing process.
This week to plead their cases for medical marijuana licenses about 50 potential operators went before the City Council. Those that got approval that is preliminary the city will now have to also be approved by the state health department.
The City Council will eventually hold a final suitability conference for all approved by the state before awarding a limited number of licenses which have been set aside for Las Vegas.
Meaning that Ivey still has a way that is long go before finding a final go-ahead to dispense medical marijuana in Sin City. But as he makes pot-sized bets at the poker table if he can make his way through the various licensing stages, Ivey might end up slinging weed just as prolifically.
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