Safety Information


KEEP KIDS SAFE: PENALTIES

The law specifies the following penalties related to marijuana and underage people.

 

    Providing marijuana to someone under 18 years of age

    A person who knowingly gives marijuana to a person under the age of 18, or who knowingly leaves or deposits marijuana in any place with the intent that it will be procured by any person under 18, is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

     

      Providing marijuana to someone under 21 years of age

      A person who knowingly gives marijuana to anyone under 21 years of age (but 18 or older), or who knowingly leaves or deposits marijuana in any place with the intent that it will be procured by someone under 21, is guilty of misdemeanor.

       

        Falsely representing oneself as 21 or over

        A person under 21 years of age who falsely represents himself or herself to be 21 years of age or older to obtain marijuana is guilty of a misdemeanor.

         

          Entering or loitering at a marijuana establishment

          A person under 21 years of age who knowingly enters, loiters, or remains on the premises of a marijuana establishment shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 unless the person is authorized to possess marijuana as a medical cardholder (pursuant to Chapter 453A NRS) and the marijuana establishment is licensed to sell both retail and medical marijuana.