Legal Use


PENALTIES

Anyone who breaks Nevada marijuana laws may be subject to the following penalties. These penalties are related only to retail marijuana. 

 

    Cultivation

    Any person who cultivates marijuana: 

    • Within 25 miles of a state-licensed retail marijuana store,
    • Where the plants are visible from a public place, or
    • On property they don't own or don't have permission from the lawful owner
     

     Is guilty of: 

    • For a first violation, a misdemeanor punished by a fine of not more than $600
    • For a second violation, a misdemeanor punished by a fine of not more than $1,000
    • For a third violation, a gross misdemeanor
    • For a fourth or subsequent violation, a category E felony

     

      Public consumption

      A person who smokes or otherwise consumes marijuana in a public place, in a retail marijuana store, or as a passenger in a moving vehicle is guilty of a misdemeanor punished by a fine of not more than $600.

       

        Under 21 years of age

        For penalties associated with marijuana and people under the age of 21, see the penalties page in the Keep Kids Safe section of this site.