Senator Tick Segerblom For County Commission District E

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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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Pets Could Soon Use Medical Marijuana

Pets might soon be able to use pot under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature. Democratic Sen. Tick Segerblom is sponsoring the measure that would allow animal owners to get marijuana for their pet if a veterinarian certifies the animal has an illness that might be alleviated by

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Bet On Red! Nevada May Legalize Gambling On Federal Elections

Federal elections in America have long been horse races without legal bookies. Some states outright outlaw putting money on political contests, while others simply omit such gambling from lists of permitted practices. But this week, a Nevada lawmaker proposed a bill that could give citizens the opportunity to gamble on

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Pol Puts Chips On Election Betting

If a Nevada state Senator gets his way, gamblers could have a new kind of horse race to bet on. A top Las Vegas lawmaker introduced a bill Monday to legalize betting on federal elections. “Simply to make money for the state,” said Tick Segerblom, a Las Vegas Democrat who

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Gay Marriage Bill Introduced By Nevada Senator Tick Segerblom

Nevada May Be Joining the 21st Century Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, introduced a Senate Joint Resolution that would repeal the section of Nevada’s constitution that says “only a marriage between a male and female person shall be recognized.” This begins a lengthy process for Nevada whose legislature only meets

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