Nevada Legalizes Cannabis

Nevada Question 2 to Legalize Cannabis has Been Passed by Voters

nevadaQuestion 2, an initiative to legalize cannabis, has won handily in Nevada. The measure was the first of this year’s statewide cannabis legalization initiatives to officially make the ballot.

Question 2 is modeled almost directly after Colorado’s Amendment 64, approved by voters in 2012. The measure allows those 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of cannabis. It also allows them to grow up to six plants, and authorizes a system of licensed and regulated cannabis retail outlets. The initiative explicitly allows those from out-of-state to legally buy and use cannabis.

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Nevada: Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Officially Placed on November, 2016 Ballot

Nevada Secretary of Statelegalize_cannabis Ross Miller has certified an initiative to legalize cannabis, officially placing it on the November, 2016 ballot.

State Senator Richard Segerblom and Joe Brezny of the Nevada Cannabis Industry Association submitted roughly 200,000 signatures for the initiative in November, nearly double the 102,000 required. Now that the state has verified that enough of the signatures were from registered Nevada voters, the issue will be officially put to a vote of the people.

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