Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mapping pot legalization politics: Not just red vs. blue

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 27, 2019
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To anyone who figured the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use ran along blue state-red state lines, a sudden setback for pot advocates in New Jersey may show the issue isn't so black-and-white. Leaders in solidly-blue New Jersey are vowing it will still join the ...

Economist: Diversification in Las Vegas crucial to area’s stability in fluctuating national economy

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 26, 2019
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Things look solid in Las Vegas, especially on the construction side with a number of large projects — the Las Vegas Stadium and Las Vegas Convention Center expansion — being worked on ...

Maverick Helicopters to open location near Railroad Pass in Henderson

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 26, 2019
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Customers leaving from the Railroad Pass pad will view sights above the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam ...

Former state AG Adam Laxalt joins conservative law firm

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 25, 2019
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Adam Laxalt, the former Nevada attorney general and 2018 Republican gubernatorial candidate, has joined Cooper and Kirk, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm with a ...

People on the Move: March 25, 2019

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 25, 2019
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In the Notes: Johnson Controls, Larry Hurst, Susan Stanton, Bok Bok Chicken, Tyler Jaynes, Chris Kwon and more ...

Road less traveled leads Las Vegas CPA to marijuana industry

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 25, 2019
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If a career in accounting is supposed to be boring, nobody told Naomi Granger. A certified public accountant by trade, Granger, noticed the need for accounting services in the cannabis industry in 2017. Less than two years later ...

App developer makes all day happy hour in Las Vegas

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 25, 2019
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Jess Horan is a Boston University alumna with seven years of corporate experience in sales, account management, media planning and ad operations — and a self-confessed “martini gal,” extra dirty, vodka, no vermouth and a blue cheese olive. Those interests and influences guided her to leave her job and launch Original Cocktail Club in Las Vegas.

Acres Cannabis in Las Vegas sold for $70 million

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 22, 2019
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Pending regulatory approval, Massachusetts-based Curaleaf Holdings Inc. is set to acquire Acres Cannabis in a $70 million cash and stock deal that was ...

40 Under 40: Amanda Connor, Co-founder and Partner, Connor & Connor

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 21, 2019
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Growing up in New Mexico, Amanda Connor’s parents used to joke that she was destined to become a lawyer because she liked to argue. It was an argument laid out by her husband, however, that led her to her current role as ...

40 Under 40: Matthew Cova, CFO, MountainView Hospital

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on March 21, 2019
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With a background in financial, strategic and operational leadership, Matthew Cova, a native of Santa Maria, California, landed his first CFO position nine years ago at a ...