Less than a year into legal sales of recreational marijuana, dispensaries continue to diversify
For Benny Tso, a marijuana dispensary means more than a way people get a legal high. Tso, chairman of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, wants the dispensary to be his tribe’s main revenue source. NuWu Cannabis Marketplace, near the intersection of Washington Avenue and Main Street, employs almost half of the 55-member tribe, whose business interests also include a smoke shop and a golf resort. “This gives us the opportunity to be self-sustainable,” he said. “We suggest all tribes to get involved with this industry.”
Less than a year into legal sales of recreational marijuana, dispensaries continue to diversify and find their niche, whether it’s selling to locals, tourists, patients or enthusiasts. Nevada stores raked in $35.35 million in recreational pot sales during February, marking the third-highest monthly sales total since recreational marijuana became legal to sell on July 1.
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