Medical Marijuana Establishments


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    MARIJUANA ESTABLISHMENT AGENT REGISTRATION

    To access the Marijuana Establishment Agent Card Application and Checklist, please click on the following link: 

      INFORMATION ON ANNUAL REGISTRATION RENEWAL FEES

      Notice of Public Hearing: Proposed Regulation Changes

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Administrator of the Division of Public and Behavioral Health will hold a public hearing to consider amendments to Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 453A. The hearing will be conducted on site in Carson City and videoconference in Las Vegas beginning at 9:00AM on August 29, 2016. See Notice of Public Hearing for details.

      The following states have medical marijuana programs and issue medical marijuana cards:

      ALASKA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, DELAWARE, ELY SHOSHONE TRIBE, HAWAII, ILLINOIS, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MONTANA, NEVADA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, NEW MEXICOOHIO, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WASHINGTON, YERINGTON PAIUTE TRIBE


      The Medical Marijuana dispensaries of the State of Nevada are authorized to sell medical marijuana to card holders from the states above if the patient presents a State or local government-issued medical marijuana card.

      Passed in 2016 and coming soon: FLORIDA, NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA

        Which Dispensaries are Open? Updated August 15, 2017

        What is "significant progress"?

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        The Department of Taxation functions under the authority of Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) Chapter 453A and 453D.  The division certifies, inspects, audits, coordinates and educates hundreds of state-certified marijuana establishments in Nevada: dispensaries, cultivation facilities, production facilities and independent testing laboratories.

          Medical Marijuana Establishments with Final Certificates as of August 15, 2017

           


          Dispensary


          Cultivation


          Production


          Laboratory

          Carson City

          2

          3

          3

          0

          Churchill

          1

          0

          0

          0

          Henderson

          5

          2

          1

          0

          Las Vegas

          12

          1

          1

          5

          Mesquite

          1

          1

          1

          0

          North Las Vegas

          4

          31

          24

          0

          Nye

          1

          11

          5

          0

          Reno

          4

          8

          5

          0

          Sparks

          3

          5

          5

          2

          Storey

          0

          0

          0

          0

          Unincorporated Clark

          25

          44

          27

          4

          Unincorporated Washoe

          3

          1

          0

          0

          TOTAL

          60

          88

          57

          11

            Establishment Application Filing Period is Closed

            For 10 days during August, 2014, the Division accepted 519 applications for medical marijuana establishments.  In November, 2014, 372 provisional certificates were issued.  Starting in early 2015 and continuing into 2016, these establishments will open for business.  It is unknown if or when the next filing period will take place.

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            Provisional Certificates Awarded in November, 2014: Scores and Rankings

            Medical Marijuana Program Timeline

            November 2000: 65% of Nevada voters approve ballot question 9 to allow the use of medical marijuana in Nevada. Nevada becomes a home cultivation state with a patient registry, to be outlined in NRS 453A, the Medical Use of Marijuana.

            October 2001: Question 9 effective date.

            June 2013: Senate Bill 374 signed by Governor Brian Sandoval to provide for medical marijuana establishments including cultivation, production, dispensaries and laboratories. NRS 453A is modified to include medical marijuana establishment regulation.

            August 5-18, 2014: Ten-day filing period for medical marijuana establishment applications: 519 were submitted. The Division began the 90-day application scoring and ranking process.

            November 3, 2014: Applicants for medical marijuana establishments were notified. A total of 372 provisional certificates were granted: 182 for cultivation; 118 for production; 55 for dispensaries; 17 for independent testing laboratories.

            March 2015: The first medical marijuana establishments receive final certification and open for business. They are a cultivator and a laboratory, both located in northern Nevada.

             

            July 2015:  The first medical marijuana dispensary opens for business in Nevada. It is located in Sparks.

             

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                Marijuana Enforcement Division
                1550 E. College Parkway
                Suite 115
                Carson City, NV 89706
                Phone (775) 684-3487
                Fax (775) 684-4156

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