Las Vegas’s most populous suburb will allow the sales of adult-use cannabis beginning Friday, following a vote by the Henderson City Council on Tuesday to approve the applications of five adult-use marijuana dispensaries.
Nevada took a gamble on recreational marijuana, and it’s paying off.
After nearly two weeks of Nevada dispensaries selling recreational marijuana without a way to restock their shelves, the pot will soon start flowing around the state again.
Sin City’s latest vice is fast turning into a crowd favorite statewide.
(A medical marijuana patient looks at weed for sale at a dispensary in Las Vegas, Nevada.John Locher/AP)
CANNABIS CULTURE- The majority of clinical research points to cannabis’ numerous health benefits. State-based medical marijuana programs continue to expand, reaching 29 states across the U.S. Recreational cannabis has recently expanded to eight.
Now that Nevada has the green light to move forward with its early start recreational marijuana program, it could set the national record for the fastest turnaround of retail reefer.
State has already baked an expected boost in tax revenue into the budget.
A bill allowing local governments to issue permits for marijuana social clubs has passed in the Nevada Senate.