Chris Kudialis is a reporter for the Las Vegas Sun. He has covered Nevada’s marijuana industry since its medical-only stage in 2015, to its successful campaign for recreational legalization in 2016, through the launch of sales in July 2017 and the aftermath of the new industry since then. His articles on the launch and development of the recreational marijuana sales in the Silver State has received national attention, and he is a regular contributor for Leafly. Chris has also written articles for the Los Angeles Times, Charlotte Observer, Houston Chronicle, Detroit Free Press and Brazil's Rio Times, among other metropolitan dailies. Chris is a contributor to Cannabis Now.