Nevada Statutes
Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.NEW. [Newly enacted section not yet numbered]

1.Each agency of a local government which performs inspections, reviews or other tasks related to ensuring that a medical marijuana establishment is in compliance with all applicable local governmental ordinances or rules pursuant to NRS 453A.326 shall maintain records of the hours its employees spend performing these inspections, reviews and tasks, the rate of pay of each such employee and the share of any costs for equipment for the agency which is attributable to the establishment.
2.Each agency of a local government shall provide records maintained pursuant to subsection 1 to the medical marijuana establishment not less than 30 days after the agency performs an inspection, review or other related task.
3.Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5:

(a)A medical marijuana establishment shall pay a fee to an agency of a local government which provides records of its costs to the establishment pursuant to subsection 2 in an amount equal to the actual costs of the agency to perform the inspection, review or other related task.
(b)If a medical marijuana establishment fails to pay the fee imposed by this subsection within 30 days after receipt of the records provided pursuant to subsection 2, the agency may charge a penalty of $500 and assess interest on the fee at a rate of 7 percent per year commencing 30 days after receipt of the records.
4.Any revenue generated from a fee imposed pursuant to subsection 3:

(a)Must be expended only to pay the costs of the agency of a local government to perform an inspection, review or other task related to ensuring the medical marijuana establishment is in compliance with all applicable local governmental ordinances or rules; and
(b)Must not supplant any other support provided to the agency of a local government by the local government.
5.A medical marijuana establishment may appeal a fee imposed pursuant to subsection 3 to the appropriate local government by submitting a written request to the local government not more than 30 days after the imposition of the fee which includes documentation sufficient to show that the amount of the fee is unsubstantiated or erroneous. The obligation of the medical marijuana establishment to pay the fee is suspended until such an appeal is dismissed or the amount of the fee is redetermined pursuant to subsection 7.
6.A local government which receives a written request pursuant to subsection 5 shall administratively dismiss the request if it is not accompanied by documentation sufficient to show that the amount of the fee is unsubstantiated or erroneous.
7.A local government shall hold a hearing to determine the appropriate amount of a fee imposed pursuant to subsection 3 if the documentation which accompanies a written request submitted pursuant to subsection 5 shows that the amount of the fee was unsubstantiated or erroneous. The local government may revise the amount of the fee only if it determines that the records maintained by the agency of the local government do not support the amount of the fee imposed.

Cite as NRS 453A.NEW

History. Added by 2015, Ch. 401, §29, eff. 7/1/2015.

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Nevada Statutes
Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.NEW. [Newly enacted section not yet numbered]

“Letter of approval” means a document issued by the Division to an applicant who is under 10 years of age pursuant to NRS 453A.220 which provides that the applicant is exempt from state prosecution for engaging in the medical use of marijuana.

Cite as NRS 453A.NEW

History. Added by 2015, Ch. 506, §12, eff. 7/1/2015.

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Nevada Statutes
Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.NEW. [Newly enacted section not yet numbered]

1.Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 453A.300, a person who holds a valid letter of approval issued pursuant to NRS 453A.220 is exempt from state prosecution for:

(a)Possession of marijuana;
(b)Possession of paraphernalia;
(c)Any combination of the acts described in paragraphs (a) and (b); and
(d)Any other criminal offense in which the possession of marijuana or paraphernalia is an element.
2.The exemption from state prosecution set forth in subsection 1 applies only to the extent that the person who holds a letter of approval:

(a)Engages in the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the provisions of this chapter as justified to mitigate the symptoms or effects of the person’s chronic or debilitating medical condition; and
(b)Does not, at any one time, collectively possess with his or her designated primary caregiver an amount of marijuana for medical purposes that exceeds the limits set forth in NRS 453A.200.
3.As used in this section, “marijuana” includes, without limitation, edible marijuana products and marijuana-infused products.

Cite as NRS 453A.NEW

History. Added by 2015, Ch. 506, §13A, eff. 7/1/2015.

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Nevada Statutes
Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.NEW. [Newly enacted section not yet numbered]

1.An employee of the State Department of Agriculture who, in the course of his or her duties:

(a)Possesses, delivers or produces marijuana;
(b)Aids and abets another in the possession, delivery or production of marijuana;
(c)Performs any combination of the acts described in paragraphs (a) and (b); or
(d)Performs any other criminal offense in which the possession, delivery or production of marijuana is an element, is exempt from state prosecution for the offense. The persons described in this subsection must ensure that the marijuana described in this subsection is safeguarded in an enclosed, secure location.
2.In addition to the provisions of subsection 1, no person may be subject to state prosecution for constructive possession, conspiracy or any other criminal offense solely for being in the presence or vicinity of the medical use of marijuana in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
3.As used in this section, “marijuana” includes, without limitation, edible marijuana products and marijuana-infused products.

Cite as NRS 453A.NEW

History. Added by 2015, Ch. 506, §13.3, eff. 7/1/2015.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.NEW. [Newly enacted section not yet numbered]

The Division may enter into an interlocal agreement pursuant to NRS 277.080 to 277.180, inclusive, to carry out the provisions of NRS 453A.320 to 453A.370, inclusive.

Cite as NRS 453A.NEW

History. Added by 2015, Ch. 506, §13.7, eff. 7/1/2015.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.010. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 453A.020 to 453A.170, inclusive, and section 12 of this act have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections.

Cite as NRS 453A.010

History. Amended by 2015, Ch. 506, §14, eff. 7/1/2015.

Amended by 2013, Ch. 547, §21, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

Added to NRS by 2001, 3054

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.020. “Administer” defined

“Administer” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.021.

Cite as NRS 453A.020

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3054

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.030. “Attending physician” defined

“Attending physician” means a physician who:

1.Is licensed to practice:

(a)Medicine pursuant to the provisions of chapter 630 of NRS; or
(b)Osteopathic medicine pursuant to the provisions of chapter 633 of NRS; and
2.Has responsibility for the care and treatment of a person diagnosed with a chronic or debilitating medical condition.

Cite as NRS 453A.030

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3054; A 2003, 1180, 1430

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.040. “Cachexia” defined

“Cachexia” means general physical wasting and malnutrition associated with chronic disease.

Cite as NRS 453A.040

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3054

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.050. “Chronic or debilitating medical condition” defined

“Chronic or debilitating medical condition” means:

1.Acquired immune deficiency syndrome;
2.Cancer;
3.Glaucoma;
4.A medical condition or treatment for a medical condition that produces, for a specific patient, one or more of the following:

(a)Cachexia;
(b)Persistent muscle spasms, including, without limitation, spasms caused by multiple sclerosis;
(c)Seizures, including, without limitation, seizures caused by epilepsy;
(d)Severe nausea; or
(e)Severe pain; or
5.Any other medical condition or treatment for a medical condition that is:

(a)Classified as a chronic or debilitating medical condition by regulation of the Division; or
(b)Approved as a chronic or debilitating medical condition pursuant to a petition submitted in accordance with NRS 453A.710.

Cite as NRS 453A.050

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3054

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.053. “Crime of violence” defined

“Crime of violence” means any felony:

1.Involving the use or threatened use of force or violence against the person or property of another; or
2.For which there is a substantial risk that force or violence may be used against the person or property of another in the commission of the felony.

Cite as NRS 453A.053

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §3, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.056. “Cultivation facility” defined

“Cultivation facility” means a business that:

1.Is registered with the Division pursuant to NRS 453A.322 ; and
2.Acquires, possesses, cultivates, delivers, transfers, transports, supplies or sells marijuana and related supplies to:

(a)Medical marijuana dispensaries;
(b)Facilities for the production of edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products; or
(c)Other cultivation facilities.

Cite as NRS 453A.056

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §3.5, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.060. “Deliver” and “delivery” defined

“Deliver” or “delivery” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.051.

Cite as NRS 453A.060

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3054

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.080. “Designated primary caregiver” defined

1.“Designated primary caregiver” means a person who:

(a)Is 18 years of age or older;
(b)Has significant responsibility for managing the well-being of a person diagnosed with a chronic or debilitating medical condition; and
(c)Is designated as such in the manner required pursuant to NRS 453A.250.
2.The term does not include the attending physician of a person diagnosed with a chronic or debilitating medical condition.

Cite as NRS 453A.080

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3054

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.090. “Division” defined

“Division” means the Division of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Cite as NRS 453A.090

History. Amended by 2013, Ch. 489, §127, eff. 7/1/2013.

Added to NRS by 2001, 3055

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.101. “Edible marijuana products” defined

“Edible marijuana products” means products that:

1.Contain marijuana or an extract thereof;
2.Are intended for human consumption by oral ingestion; and
3.Are presented in the form of foodstuffs, extracts, oils, tinctures and other similar products.

Cite as NRS 453A.101

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §5.3, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.102. “Electronic verification system” defined

“Electronic verification system” means an electronic database that:

1.Keeps track of data in real time; and
2.Is accessible by the Division and by registered medical marijuana establishments.

Cite as NRS 453A.102

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §5.5, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.103. “Enclosed, locked facility” defined

“Enclosed, locked facility” means a closet, display case, room, greenhouse or other enclosed area that meets the requirements of NRS 453A.362 and is equipped with locks or other security devices which allow access only by a medical marijuana establishment agent and the holder of a valid registry identification card.

Cite as NRS 453A.103

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §6, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.104. “Excluded felony offense” defined

1.“Excluded felony offense” means:

(a)A crime of violence; or
(b)A violation of a state or federal law pertaining to controlled substances, if the law was punishable as a felony in the jurisdiction where the person was convicted.
2.The term does not include:

(a)A criminal offense for which the sentence, including any term of probation, incarceration or supervised release, was completed more than 10 years before; or
(b)An offense involving conduct that would be immune from arrest, prosecution or penalty pursuant to NRS 453A.320 to 453A.370, inclusive, except that the conduct occurred before April 1, 2014, or was prosecuted by an authority other than the State of Nevada.

Cite as NRS 453A.104

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §7, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.105. “Facility for the production of edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products” defined

“Facility for the production of edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products” means a business that:

1.Is registered with the Division pursuant to NRS 453A.322 ; and
2.Acquires, possesses, manufactures, delivers, transfers, transports, supplies or sells edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products to medical marijuana dispensaries.

Cite as NRS 453A.105

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §7.3, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.107. “Independent testing laboratory” defined

“Independent testing laboratory” means a facility described in NRS 453A.368.

Cite as NRS 453A.107

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §7.5, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.108. “Inventory control system” defined

“Inventory control system” means a process, device or other contrivance that may be used to monitor the chain of custody of marijuana used for medical purposes from the point of cultivation to the end consumer.

Cite as NRS 453A.108

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §7.7, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.110. “Marijuana” defined

“Marijuana” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.096.

Cite as NRS 453A.110

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3055

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.112. “Marijuana-infused products” defined

1.“Marijuana-infused products” means products that:

(a)Are infused with marijuana or an extract thereof; and
(b)Are intended for use or consumption by humans through means other than inhalation or oral ingestion.
2.The term includes, without limitation, topical products, ointments, oils and tinctures.

Cite as NRS 453A.112

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §7.9, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.115. “Medical marijuana dispensary” defined

“Medical marijuana dispensary” means a business that:

1.Is registered with the Division pursuant to NRS 453A.322 ; and
2.Acquires, possesses, delivers, transfers, transports, supplies, sells or dispenses marijuana or related supplies and educational materials to the holder of a valid registry identification card.

Cite as NRS 453A.115

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §8, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.116. “Medical marijuana establishment” defined

“Medical marijuana establishment” means:

1.An independent testing laboratory;
2.A cultivation facility;
3.A facility for the production of edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products; or
4.A medical marijuana dispensary .

Cite as NRS 453A.116

History. Amended by 2015, Ch. 506, §15, eff. 7/1/2015.

Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §8.3, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.117. “Medical marijuana establishment agent” defined

“Medical marijuana establishment agent” means an owner, officer, board member, employee or volunteer of a medical marijuana establishment , an independent contractor who provides labor relating to the cultivation or processing of marijuana or the production of usable marijuana, edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products for a medical marijuana establishment or an employee of such an independent contractor.

Cite as NRS 453A.117

History. Amended by 2015, Ch. 401, §30, eff. 7/1/2015.

Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §8.5, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.118. “Medical marijuana establishment agent registration card” defined

“Medical marijuana establishment agent registration card” means a registration card that is issued by the Division pursuant to NRS 453A.332 to authorize a person to volunteer or work at a medical marijuana establishment.

Cite as NRS 453A.118

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §8.6, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through Chapter 1 of the 2015 Special Session

§ 453A.119. “Medical marijuana establishment registration certificate” defined

“Medical marijuana establishment registration certificate” means a registration certificate that is issued by the Division pursuant to NRS 453A.322 to authorize the operation of a medical marijuana establishment.

Cite as NRS 453A.119

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §8.7, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.120. “Medical use of marijuana” defined

“Medical use of marijuana” means:

1.The possession, delivery, production or use of marijuana;
2.The possession, delivery or use of paraphernalia used to administer marijuana; or
3.Any combination of the acts described in subsections 1 and 2, as necessary for the exclusive benefit of a person to mitigate the symptoms or effects of his or her chronic or debilitating medical condition.

Cite as NRS 453A.120

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3055

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Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
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§ 453A.125. “Paraphernalia” defined

“Paraphernalia” means accessories, devices and other equipment that is necessary or useful for a person to engage in the medical use of marijuana.

Cite as NRS 453A.125

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3055; A 2013, 3716, effective April 1, 2014-Substituted in revision for NRS 453A.100

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§ 453A.130. “Production” defined

“Production” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 453.131.

Cite as NRS 453A.130

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3055

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
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§ 453A.140. “Registry identification card” defined

“Registry identification card” means a document issued by the Division or its designee that identifies:

1.A person who is exempt from state prosecution for engaging in the medical use of marijuana; or
2.The designated primary caregiver, if any, of a person described in subsection 1.

Cite as NRS 453A.140

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3055; A 2009, 618

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
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§ 453A.150. “State prosecution” defined

“State prosecution” means prosecution initiated or maintained by the State of Nevada or an agency or political subdivision of the State of Nevada.

Cite as NRS 453A.150

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3055

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
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§ 453A.155. “THC” defined

“THC” means delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, which is the primary active ingredient in marijuana.

Cite as NRS 453A.155

History. Added by 2013, Ch. 547, §8.8, eff. 6/12/2013 for the purpose of adopting regulations and carrying out other preparatory administrative acts, and on 4/1/2014, for all other purposes.

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
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§ 453A.160. “Usable marijuana” defined

1.“Usable marijuana” means:

(a)The dried leaves and flowers of a plant of the genus Cannabis, and any mixture or preparation thereof, that are appropriate for the medical use of marijuana; and
(b)The seeds of a plant of the genus Cannabis.
2.The term does not include the stalks and roots of the plant.

Cite as NRS 453A.160

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3055; A 2003, 1430

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Title 40. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 453A. Medical Use of Marijuana
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§ 453A.170. “Written documentation” defined

“Written documentation” means:

1.A statement signed by the attending physician of a person diagnosed with a chronic or debilitating medical condition; or
2.Copies of the relevant medical records of a person diagnosed with a chronic or debilitating medical condition.

Cite as NRS 453A.170

History. Added to NRS by 2001, 3055