Colorado Casino Exec Provides Nevada Regulators Perfect Answer on Recreational Pot

Colorado Casino Exec Provides Nevada Regulators Perfect Answer on Recreational Pot

Marijuana isn’t all enjoyable and games within the eyes of the Nevada Gaming Commission. Though Nevada voters legalized recreational pot in last fall’s November election, the five-member regulatory panel has publicly warned gaming businesses to continue dealing with the drug as an illegal substance.

Nevada gaming officials state any casino into the state that invests in a company related to marijuana is putting their gaming permit at risk.

This week in Las Vegas with the first sales of recreational marijuana in Nevada scheduled to begin July 1, the Gaming Commission reiterated its anti-pot position during a licensing hearing.

Jacobs Entertainment was before the Commission to receive authorization to operate the Sands Regency Casino Hotel in Reno. Jacobs purchased the home from Truckee Gaming year that is late last.

The Gaming Commission unanimously approved Jacobs’ application, but not before Chairman Tony Alamo asked a representative for the company based in Golden, Colorado, about its cannabis policies.

‘Marijuana is unlawful federally,’ Jacobs Entertainment Executive VP Stanley Politano answered, in accordance with a report in the Las vegas, nevada Review-Journal. ‘However, we have employees that can legally eat this stuff we treat alcohol so we treat marijuana very similarly to the way. For it and, similar to alcohol, if there’s some problem, they are going to be disciplined accordingly. Læs resten