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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 25, 2015 at 9:01 a.m.



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RENO, Nev. (AP) — After 15 years of waiting, Reno's first medical marijuana dispensary is set to open tomorrow. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that Sierra Wellness Connection says the shop plans to offer at least six strains of medical marijuana and the glassware to consume it to those state-authorized medical cards.

DENVER (AP) — A federal judge in Denver has sentenced the leader of an international drug ring to five years in prison for marketing a dangerous synthetic form of marijuana called spice. The Denver Post reports 68-year-old John Bowen of Las Vegas pleaded guilty and was sentenced yesterday. Bowen was one of nine members of a ring that distributed spice who were arrested last year.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama is putting people on notice: He's back from vacation feeling "refreshed, renewed, recharged" — and "a little feisty." At a Democratic fundraiser last night in Las Vegas, Obama declared himself ready for the challenge of dealing with a Republican Congress this fall that disagrees with him on the budget, energy policy and much more.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC will allow light heavyweight contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson to fight next weekend at UFC 191 despite his behavior surrounding a recent conflict with a woman at a gym. Last night the UFC said it is "extremely disappointed" by the actions of Johnson, who has repeatedly faced allegations of domestic abuse. Johnson boasted on Facebook that he threw the woman's yoga mat after they argued about where Johnson could lift weights. Johnson fights Jimi Manuwa on Sept. 5 in Las Vegas.

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