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Scot Rutledge

Scot Rutledge

Position: Managing Director Government and Trade Regulation
Phone: 877-897-7689

Scot is a Partner and government affairs specialist with Argentum Partners, a full-service communications firm in Nevada. He provides political strategy, regulatory and government affairs services to his clients in the cannabis industry. Scot has worked on dozens of issue advocacy, legislative, and political campaigns since arriving in Nevada in 2004. His years of experience in political advocacy, campaign finance and management, and government and regulatory affairs has developed his reputation as a trusted voice and advisor to Nevada’s decision-makers.

Scot managed the 2016 campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol in Nevada and continues to serve clients through the implementation of marijuana laws and regulations. His efforts to develop a well-regulated solution to the issue of public consumption of cannabis lead to his role as one of the primary voices on social use policy in Nevada. He continues to work on state and local cannabis consumption legislation and regulations in Nevada and has consulted with regulators across the country on the issue of social consumption of cannabis. Scot is an accomplished public speaker and thought leader and has been featured in dozens of media stories about cannabis legalization and social use laws.
Previously Scot served as executive director of a Nevada conservation organization and worked for Congresswoman Dina Titus.