Nevada is one of the 23 states that legalized the personal use of medical marijuana. The state passed the first bill legalizing medical marijuana on November 7, 2000, and it went into effect 2001. Today, becoming a medical marijuana patient in the state of Nevada and having access to Nevada medical cannabis dispensaries is legal and accessible. Las Vegas ReLeaf and other medical marijuana dispensaries/advocates in Nevada are working to decrease the present cost of becoming a medical cannabis patient through the Nevada state legislature. Wellness Education Cannabis Advocates of Nevada (WECAN) also helps mmj patients with financial difficulties get a Nevada medical marijuana card at a reduced cost.
In the state of Nevada, you need to obtain a doctor’s recommendation to become a medical marijuana patient and visit Nevada medical marijuana dispensaries, like Las Vegas ReLeaf. This can be done through your own family doctor or other doctors in the state that are able to prescribe these types of recommendations. Check out our Find a Doctor page to get more information on finding a doctor to help you become a Nevada medical marijuana patient. Required documents also need to be filled out for the state to legally recognize you as a medical cannabis patient, giving you access to Nevada medical cannabis dispensaries.