“Emergency” Changes Made to Nevada’s Marijuana Edibles Law – News

After Nevada voted to legalize recreational cannabis in November 2016, state lawmakers wasted no time craftingregulations to get the retail market up and running by July 1. Although a recent lawsuit filed by local alcohol distributors threatened to delay the licensing process, state officials managed to overcome this obstacle, allowing a select number of dispensaries to start recreational sales this weekend.    

However, with recreational sales beginning tomorrow, policymakers are taking some extreme measures to ensure that everything runs smoothly. On Monday, Gov. Brian Sandoval backed a statement of emergency that will allow the Department of Taxation to increase restrictions on marijuana edible products. These new regulations will go into effect on July 1, the same day that retail cannabis will become available across the state.

The sudden law change will force dispensaries to get rid of certain edible products that fail to meet these last-minute constraints. For starters, the statement of emergency will outlaw cannabis shops from selling any products that either contain more than 10 milligrams of THC per dose or more than 100 milligrams in the entire…

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