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Assembly Bill 533 established the CCB during the 2019 legislative session and was signed into law by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak.

Assembly Bill 533 established the CCB during the 2019 legislative session and was signed into law by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak.

Mission Statement

The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board governs Nevada’s cannabis industry through strict regulation of all areas of its licensing and operations, protecting the public health and safety of our citizens and visitors while holding cannabis licensees to the highest ethical standards.

Assembly Bill 533 established the CCB during the 2019 legislative session and was signed into law by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak.

Mission Statement

The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board governs Nevada’s cannabis industry through strict regulation of all areas of its licensing and operations, protecting the public health and safety of our citizens and visitors while holding cannabis licensees to the highest ethical standards.

This section of the site covers what is legal – and what’s not legal – in Nevada. Learn the laws about: possession and consumption of cannabis, growing at home, and minors under 21 years of age. This section also covers information about property owners and employers, and some possible federal implications of cannabis use.

Cannabis remains illegal under federal law, where it’s still classified as a controlled substance. The differences between Nevada and federal laws can lead to challenges in knowing how and where the different laws apply. Consult with legal advisers to be sure you fully understand how federal, state, and local laws may affect you. Below is some general information about the possible federal implications of cannabis use.

Learn more about marijuana (cannabis) and driving from Zero Fatalities. (clicking this link will direct you away from the CCB site)

Housing

The cannabis laws in Nevada do not prevent certain individuals and entities from restricting recreational cannabis activity in some situations.

It is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to buy, possess, or use retail cannabis.

Penalties

The only legal way to buy cannabis in Nevada is from a state-licensed retail store. It is illegal to buy cannabis from any other source. Customers purchasing retail cannabis will have to show proper identification proving they are 21 or older, just like for alcohol purchases.

The only legal way to buy cannabis in Nevada is from a state-licensed retail store. It is illegal to buy cannabis from any other source. Customers purchasing retail cannabis will have to show proper identification proving they are 21 or older, just like for alcohol purchases.