The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health reported receiving 370 applications for medical marijuana establishments at its Carson City office by 3 p.m. Monday, two hours before the final state deadline.
Law enforcement agencies gathered more than 6,000 marijuana plants from what they called “gardens” in the mountains of Lincoln County earlier this week. The two-day raid north of Las Vegas involved about 50 officers from Lincoln and White Pine counties, Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas police, the Nevada National Guard, the Bureau of Land Management and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Sunset Road in Henderson might become the main corridor of medical marijuana dispensaries for the city.
North Las Vegas unveiled more tweaks to its medical marijuana business licensing ordinance Wednesday, signing off on changes meant to fast track applicants who qualify for a newly created “cross-jurisdictional” license.
Nevada’s nascent medical marijuana licensing process has bounced back to the state from local government entities starting Tuesday.
The full list of applicants hoping to win approval to open medical marijuana establishments within the City of Las Vegas is listed below. The address is the site they plan to use. Some have filed for multiple dispensary sites and some are seeking a dispensary, a cultivation site and a production site.
The deadline for land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana establishments in Las Vegas ended Wednesday with a last-minute frenzy of late comers eager to beat the 3 p.m. deadline.
A regulatory mandate that Nevada gaming license holders stay away from the state’s neophyte medical marijuana business could be challenged again Thursday at the Nevada Gaming Commission. But the outcome is inevitable.
Henderson received 28 applications for medical marijuana establishments by the end of business Thursday, the last day of the two-week filing period.