Medical Marijuana Establishment Information

  • STATE OF NEVADA: The Nevada Medical Marijuana Program is a state registry program within the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health.  For more information click here.
    The Las Vegas Department of Planning will begin accepting land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana establishments at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8. The application cycle will be open for a 10-business day application period, and will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23. Applications must be physically received in the department’s offices at 333 N. Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106 by 3 p.m. on July 23. Applications received prior to or after the 15-day application period will not be accepted.

    Attendance at a pre-application workshop is required for anyone wishing to submit an application; the workshops will cover the submittal requirements for the application process, and applicants will be given checklists to submit with their application.
    The Las Vegas City Council adopted land use regulations for Medical Marijuana Establishments at the May 21 meeting. The council also expanded the areas where dispensaries can be located to include commercial districts (C-1 and C-2) as well as industrial districts (C-M and M). Dispensaries will be allowed on Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont Street east of Eighth Street. Clark County has allocated 12 dispensary licenses to the city of Las Vegas.

    At the June 4 meeting, the City Council adopted licensing regulations for medical marijuana establishments. The City Council reduced the surety bond requirement from $500,000 to $250,000. Some of the other regulations include:
    • Dispensaries will be allowed to have operation hours of 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Delivery will be permitted to Nevada card holders at residential locations
    • If it is determined an inadequate supply of medical marijuana exists, products can be obtained from other parts of Nevada
    • Advertising cannot be appealing to minors, and must conform to an approved sign and advertising plan as a condition of the license
    • Licenses will be reviewed every two years by City Council

  • General Building Guidelines for Medical Marijuana Operations
    Any building, facility space or similar location that requires any construction, modifications or similar work that is associated with a proposed Medical Marijuana Cultivation (Grow), Production, or Dispensing facility shall obtain the appropriate construction permits for such work. All submittals shall be prepared by a licensed State of Nevada architect or design professional or other approved contractor(s) and shall be in compliance with City of Las Vegas Standards.

    For more information click here.

  • Medical Marijuana Pre-Application Workshops: Last available workshop was July 1 at 9 a.m.

    Perspective applicants must have attended a pre-application workshop in order to submit an application for a medical marijuana establishment.

    MME Pre-Application Workshop Presentations: (for reference only, applicants must still attend a workshop in order to submit an application)
    Question and Answers from Medical Marijuana Workshops:

 The information on this page is for informational purposes and may change and is not to be considered final or binding.