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Nevada Attorney General Wants to Restrict Out-of-State Doctor Recommendations
Medical marijuana dispensaries in Nevada are allowed to legally sell cannabis to visitors who possess a valid authorization card issued in other states, but the state’s top attorney believes that dispensaries should no longer be able to accept California doctors’ recommendation letters. Attorney General Adam Laxalt sent a letter to state health department Director Richard Whitley in late July saying that out-of-state residents should not be allowed to use a California physician’s note to purchase medical marijuana in lieu of a state-issued medical marijuana identification card. While most states issue mandatory identification cards to medical marijuana …
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Nevada Activists Push for 2016 Legalization
The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Nevada is preparing to submit more than enough signatures to get a marijuana legalization initiative on the 2016 ballot. The organization says they will be submitting 170,000 signatures to the Clark County Clerk’s office Wednesday. They were required to collect 102,000 signatures in order to have the initiative considered for the 2016 ballot. The Clerk’s office will then verify the signatures which must include a minimum number of signatures from each of the four …
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Nevada To Begin Accepting Business Applications For Medical Marijuana
CARSON CITY, NV — Governor Brian Sandoval (R) signed the Nevada dispensary bill into law last June, and set the table for what many people anticipate to be one of the biggest medical marijuana markets. Now, the Division of Public and Behavior Health is preparing to begin accepting applications for the first time. Nevada MMJ Applications To Be Accepted In August The Nevada Division of Public and Behavior Health, a sub-division of the Department of Health & Human Services, announced earlier this week that they will begin accepting the first round …
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PTSD Added As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana In Nevada & Michigan
Nevada has officially become the ninth state to acknowledge posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for patients to receive medical marijuana in order to relieve their symptoms. Multiple studies have indicated the effectiveness of using cannabis for PTSD symptoms, and another study that is awaiting approval from the DEA in Arizona may provide even more valid results. In turn, more and more states could be adding PTSD to their medical marijuana programs before long. Nevada Becomes Ninth State To Allow Medical Marijuana For PTSD Thanks …
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Southwest Cannabusiness Symposium Las Vegas
The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is hosting a canna-business symposium & networking reception in Las Vegas next Saturday, July 27, 2013. The day-long event will be an educational program for professionals interested in hearing from canna-business professionals and experts from across the country. The speakers will touch on everything from business operations and regulatory models, to ancillary businesses in the industry. Renaissance Las Vegas — 3400 Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89169 Panels of experts will also be answering questions about support & services for the emerging cannabis industry, as well …
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Nevada Governor Signs Bill To Allow MMJ Dispensaries
On Wednesday, Governor Brian Sandoval (R) signed a bill into law that will allow for state-regulated medical marijuana dispensaries and grow operations in Nevada. The bill, Senate Bill 374, will provide for the “registration of medical marijuana establishments authorized to cultivate or dispense marijuana or manufacture edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products for sale to persons authorized to engage in the medical use of marijuana.” “I applaud the governor for recognizing it is time Nevada lived up to its constitutional mandate and provided access for …
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Nevada Legislature Passes Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bill
After thirteen long years, Nevada’s State legislature passed a bill that will establish a system of dispensaries in the state. Currently, the state of Nevada provides immunity to qualifying patients from state and local prosecution for the production, delivery, or possession of marijuana. However, the existing law does nothing to specify the manner in which patients are to obtain the marijuana. This voter approved medical marijuana program was established in 2000. Now, thirteen years later, Senate Bill 374 will provide for the “registration of medical marijuana establishments authorized to cultivate or dispense marijuana or manufacture edible marijuana …
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Senators To Introduce Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In The State of Nevada
Nevada Senators have agreed it is time to change existing laws regarding how qualified patients acquire their medical marijuana. The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing lasted nearly three hours today, in which the members agreed that it is nearly impossible to obtain marijuana under current stipulations of the law. The existing MMJ law requires a qualified cardholder to grow his or her cannabis and does not allow for the existence of dispensaries. Legislator Seeks Help To Fix Current Legislation Bearing in mind Nevada isn’t the most ideal location for growing cannabis, many patients are simply unable to provide for themselves and …


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