Legalization in Nevada: Here’s What Happens Next
Nevada, you deserve a round of applause. You’ve just legalized!
Here’s the reality check: Retail cannabis shops will not open anytime soon. If you’ve been paying attention to how legalization played out in Washington, Colorado, Alaska, and Oregon, you know that it doesn’t happen overnight.
Question 2 will become effective on January 1, 2017. On and after that date, any adult 21 and older can possess up to one ounce of cannabis and up to an eighth-ounce of cannabis concentrate without fear of arrest or prosecution. That’s not a license to consume cannabis in public. In fact, it’s worth noting that public consumption of cannabis could land you a $600 fine, so don’t abuse the privilege……
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