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Chris Kudialis

Chris Kudialis is a Las Vegas–based cannabis reporter. He has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, Las Vegas Sun, Charlotte Observer, Houston Chronicle, Detroit Free Press, and Brazil's Rio Times, among other metropolitan dailies.

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Cannagar Sells for $11,000 to a Very Generous New Year’s Party Host

At Nuwu Cannabis in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles restauranteur Brandon Hawkins picks up one hell of a party favor.

Chris Kudialis - December 29, 2018

Las Vegas Strip Looks to Open Cannabis Lounges in 2019

Tick Segerblom and Nevada lawmakers tour San Francisco's lounges to see what's working.

Chris Kudialis - November 27, 2018

In Nevada, Legal Cannabis Added $1 Billion Impact to State Economy

Boosted by the state's tourist trade, total retail sales topped a half-billion dollars—and growth shows no signs of slowing.

Chris Kudialis - October 26, 2018

World Series of Poker Boots Cannabis Sponsor Blüm From Casino

Poker pro Michael Mizrachi loves the Las Vegas dispensary, but the Rio Casino doesn't.

Chris Kudialis - July 13, 2018

One Year On, It’s Easy to Find Cannabis in Nevada—Maybe Too Easy

Nevada marijuana legalization crosses the one-year mark with a bevy of consumer options both legal and less above board.

Chris Kudialis - June 29, 2018

Cannabis Delivery Fraudsters Are Popping Up All Over Las Vegas

Imposters are using the logos of licensed retailers to deliver nasty weed and sketchy service.

Chris Kudialis - April 10, 2018

Cannabis Lounges Looking More Likely in Las Vegas

Gov. Sandoval wants to stop cannabis clubs, but where else can tourists consume legally?

Chris Kudialis - September 13, 2017

Time to Leave Las Vegas, Gaming Commish Tells Cannabis Trade Shows

It's not a rule, just...friendly advice: The agency strongly "discourages" casinos from hosting industry events.

Chris Kudialis - August 28, 2017

5 Lessons Learned: Nevada’s First Week of Adult-Use Cannabis Sales

We spoke to cannabis advocates and dispensary owners to pick out some of the lessons learned from the first week of Nevada’s adult-use era.

Chris Kudialis - July 11, 2017