6 Things You Need to Know About Nevada Marijuana Laws in 2019 - Morris Law Center

6 Things You Need to Know About Nevada Marijuana Laws in 2019

Recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada by a ballot initiative in November of 2016, and since then, the industry has boomed. In the first year, revenue from legal sales was 25% more than initially projected[1], with total tax revenue of $69.8 million.[2] What’s more, these first-year figures are set to be surpassed by this year’s numbers.[3] Needless to say, recreational marijuana is becoming a prominent Nevada industry, and more and more average citizens are coming into contact with it. However, just because it is legal state-wide doesn’t mean there aren’t myriad restrictions to follow; marijuana is still a controlled substance. So, to help clear up the confusion, here are some basic things to know about growing, buying, and consuming recreational marijuana in Nevada:

1. Only adults over the age of 21 can legally buy, grow, and consume marijuana.[4]

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