Frequently asked questions

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Is marijuana legal in Nevada?

Yes, Nevada currently operates both medical and recreational marijuana programs.

Where can I smoke?

Public use of marijuana remains an actionable offense in Nevada, carrying up to a misdemeanor criminal penalty (even for medical patients). Smoking is best done in a private place. We know it’s constricting, but where federal laws overlap with gaming regulations, drug use/illegal sales remain huge issues for the bright lights of Las Vegas. You can not currently smoke outside on public property, including the Las Vegas Strip, casinos, and hotels. Tourists looking to enjoy their cannabis will have to choose other methods of consuming the product such as edibles, topicals, and drinks.ms.

Who can purchase marijuana?

Recreational sales are available to any person age 21 and older with a valid ID. Nevadans hoping to get new medical cards must first be residents of Nevada. Then a state-approved physician must certify that medical marijuana could have therapeutic medicinal benefits in the treatment a debilitating illness. Nevada medical patients are typically 18 years or older, but this doesn’t mean that patients under 18 are exempt from the program. Also, Nevada also has an innovative reciprocity program that allows patients with a valid out-of-state medical marijuana registration to purchase and consume marijuana.

How do I get a job at Canopi?

First step is to drop off your resume at any of our locations.

Anyone wishing to find employment with Nevada’s marijuana industry must first receive their agent badge. An agent badge says three things to the state and dispensaries that operate in the state:

      • You have submitted an application, your name, address, date of birth, social security number, and a copy of your fingerprints to the Nevada Division of Public and Behavior Health
      • You have pledged not to supply medical marijuana or marijuana products to anyone not legally allowed to use or possess it
      • You are at least 21 or older, have no past drug or violent crime convictions (under 10 years old), and must not have had your dispensary agent registration revoked previously

Can I get a DUI after use of marijuana?

It is not legal to drive while intoxicated, even with marijuana, so DUIs may be given to those whose blood contains 2 nanograms of THC per ml. or 5 nanograms of marijuana metabolite per ml. Drivers may also be handed a DUI if they appear to be incapable of safely driving or do not have full control over the vehicle.

How to pay for marijuana in Nevada dispensaries?

Cash is king in Nevada dispensaries. Luckily,we are working on other options.

How do I become a medical member in Nevada?

There is an application fee of $25 and a $75 enrollment cost into the medical marijuana program. Patients under 18 years of age must have both physician and parental consent. The parent must register as the child’s caregiver and handle all purchasing.

How much marijuana can I buy and possess in Nevada?

Recreational customers, as of January 1st, 2017, are able to purchase and possess up to:

    • One ounce (28 grams) of marijuana or
    • 3.5 grams of marijuana concentrates (equivalent to one ounce)

This applies to every adult age 21 and older, regardless of where you are from or where you live. Valid medical patients may purchase and possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana in a two-week period. There are no equivalency laws for medical patients.

What diseases and conditions are included in Nevada’s Medical Marijuana Program?

Nevada currently recognizes the following conditions, ailments, and diseases impacting the quality of life of its citizens:

  • AIDS
  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Persistent muscle spasms or seizures
  • Severe nausea or pain

The state may add other conditions, subject to petition & approval.

Is Drug testing for marijuana legal in Nevada?

Many Nevada businesses still operate under state and federal drug-free workplace standards, including marijuana use. However, the amount of enforcement of this policy is often on people who are under the influence on the job, rather than those who use within time away from work.

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Is marijuana legal in Nevada?

Yes, Nevada currently operates both medical and recreational marijuana programs.

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Who can purchase marijuana?

Recreational sales are available to any person age 21 and older with a valid ID. Nevadans hoping to get new medical cards must first be residents of Nevada. Then a state-approved physician must certify that medical marijuana could have therapeutic medicinal benefits in the treatment a debilitating illness. Nevada medical patients are typically 18 years or older, but this doesn’t mean that patients under 18 are exempt from the program. Also, Nevada also has an innovative reciprocity program that allows patients with a valid out-of-state medical marijuana registration to purchase and consume marijuana.

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What diseases and conditions are included in Nevada’s Medical Marijuana Program?

Nevada currently recognizes the following conditions, ailments, and diseases impacting the quality of life of its citizens:

  • AIDS
  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Persistent muscle spasms or seizures
  • Severe nausea or pain

The state may add other conditions, subject to petition & approval.

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How do I become a medical member in Nevada?

There is an application fee of $25 and a $75 enrollment cost into the medical marijuana program. Patients under 18 years of age must have both physician and parental consent. The parent must register as the child’s caregiver and handle all purchasing.

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Where can I smoke?

Public use of marijuana remains an actionable offense in Nevada, carrying up to a misdemeanor criminal penalty (even for medical patients). Smoking is best done in a private place. We know it’s constricting, but where federal laws overlap with gaming regulations, drug use/illegal sales remain huge issues for the bright lights of Las Vegas. You can not currently smoke outside on public property, including the Las Vegas Strip, casinos, and hotels. Tourists looking to enjoy their cannabis will have to choose other methods of consuming the product such as edibles, topicals, and drinks.

Back to top

How much marijuana can I buy and possess in Nevada?

Recreational customers, as of January 1st, 2017, are able to purchase and possess up to:

    • One ounce (28 grams) of marijuana or
    • 3.5 grams of marijuana concentrates (equivalent to one ounce)

This applies to every adult age 21 and older, regardless of where you are from or where you live. Valid medical patients may purchase and possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana in a two-week period. There are no equivalency laws for medical patients.

Back to top

How do I get a job at Canopi?

First step is to drop off your resume at any of our locations. Anyone wishing to find employment with Nevada’s marijuana industry must first receive their agent badge. An agent badge says three things to the state and dispensaries that operate in the state:

      • You have submitted an application, your name, address, date of birth, social security number, and a copy of your fingerprints to the Nevada Division of Public and Behavior Health
      • You have pledged not to supply medical marijuana or marijuana products to anyone not legally allowed to use or possess it
      • You are at least 21 or older, have no past drug or violent crime convictions (under 10 years old), and must not have had your dispensary agent registration revoked previously

Back to top

Is Drug testing for marijuana legal in Nevada?

Many Nevada businesses still operate under state and federal drug-free workplace standards, including marijuana use. However, the amount of enforcement of this policy is often on people who are under the influence on the job, rather than those who use within time away from work.

Back to top

Can I get a DUI after use of marijuana?

It is not legal to drive while intoxicated, even with marijuana, so DUIs may be given to those whose blood contains 2 nanograms of THC per ml. or 5 nanograms of marijuana metabolite per ml. Drivers may also be handed a DUI if they appear to be incapable of safely driving or do not have full control over the vehicle.

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How to pay for marijuana in Nevada dispensaries?

Cash is king in Nevada dispensaries. Luckily,we are working on other options.

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