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Nevada Increases Legal Marijuana Possession Limits

Nevada Increases Legal Marijuana Possession Limits
Written by PsychePen

The updated law now permits adults to legally purchase and possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis flower and up to one-quarter of an ounce of concentrates.

Summary: In Nevada, new marijuana possession limits are set to take effect from January 1st, allowing adults aged 21 and older to purchase up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis flower and/or up to one-quarter of an ounce of concentrates from licensed retailers. This change comes as a result of legislation signed by Republican Gov. Joe Lombardo, increasing the legal purchase and possession limits.

Nevada’s Laws Evolve: Higher Marijuana Possession Limits Starting January

The new legislation, SB 277, signed into law by Governor Joe Lombardo in June, marks a significant change in Nevada’s cannabis regulations. Previously, the law limited possession to one ounce of flower and one-eighth of an ounce of concentrates. The updated law now permits adults to legally purchase and possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis flower and up to one-quarter of an ounce of concentrates.

This change reflects Nevada’s evolving stance on cannabis use and regulation. In 2016, Nevada voters approved a statewide ballot initiative legalizing the adult-use cannabis market, following the approval of medical cannabis production and distribution in 2000. The new possession limits are part of a broader effort to regulate and normalize cannabis use in the state.

Additionally, the law includes provisions allowing licensed medical dispensaries to begin serving non-patients starting January 1st. This expansion of access is expected to further integrate cannabis into Nevada’s legal and commercial landscape.

Source: NORML


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