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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police have arrested 10 people at Hempcon, a three-day medical marijuana education convention. Officers tell KVVU-TV that vendors at five booths were caught selling marijuana to undercover officers. Detectives also caught vendors selling hallucinogenic mushrooms. Hempcon was held at Cashman Center last weekend.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A federal magistrate judge says former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship can't spend Memorial Day in Las Vegas. The judge in West Virginia ruled yesterday that conditions of Blankenship's pre-trial release don't include traveling to Las Vegas. Blankenship is charged with conspiring to violate safety standards at a former Massey coal mine in West Virginia where a 2010 explosion killed 29 men.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of the 73-year-old brother of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on misdemeanor DUI and other charges. Larry Joe Reid didn't appear for the brief hearing in Boulder City. The judge will also decide July 14 if a battery on a police officer charge should advance to state court.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers have approved a measure adopting tougher regulations for companies that extend high-interest short term loans. The measure was amended to exempt companies that provide check-cashing services from the provisions in the bill.
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