Senator Tick Segerblom For County Commission District E

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Segerblom Has Eye On Move To County Commission

Nevada’s godfather of marijuana, state Sen. Tick Segerblom, intends to leave the Nevada Legislature to run for a vacant Clark County Commission seat. The veteran lawmaker said Monday he will run for the District E seat in 2018 to replace term-limited Chris Giunchigliani, a fellow Democrat who has held the

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Really High Noon In The Nevada Desert

It had the makings of a duel in the desert, the first clash between the legion of marijuana lovers emboldened by a surge of legalization and a new federal administration that has pledged to restore “law and order.” In the days leading up to the Cannabis Cup—which is the pot

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Meet the Nevada Politician with a Pot Strain Named After Him

By now, Tick Segerblom has attended a lot of conferences where careful politicians frame their support for recreational marijuana use with a boilerplate disclaimer. I’ve never smoked marijuana, but…  Segerblom is different. A state senator who hails from downtown Las Vegas, he is the rare politician who will say, “I  have smoked marijuana, and I loved it.” That helps explain why he’s

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Move Over McCarran: State Lawmaker Wants To Rename Airport After Harry Reid

    Nevada lawmakers could consider renaming the state’s largest airport after retiring Democratic Senator Harry Reid. Democratic State Senator Tick Segerblom plans to introduce a measure renaming McCarran International Airport that lawmakers could approve in the 2017 legislative session. Segerblom said the time has come for Nevada to move away from

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How Bernie Sanders Surged In Nevada

In the fall of 2014, two years before the next presidential election, Tick Segerblom was already hunting for a liberal alternative to Hillary Clinton. Segerblom — a former Nevada Democratic party chairman active in presidential politics since working for Jimmy Carter in 1975 — liked the sound of Sen. Elizabeth

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