Do you have you Medical Marijuana Card in Nevada yet?

Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 21-Nov-2014

In order to receive ones Medical Cannabis card in the state of Nevada, you must have a legitimate qualifying condition a doctor believes can be effectively treated by medical marijuana

What constitutes a chronic or debilitating illness? Having any of the following:

  • Aids
  • Glaucoma
  • Seizures (including Epilepsy)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Cachexia (wasting or malnutrition associated with chronic disease)
  • Persistent Muscle Spasm (including Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Cancer
  • Severe Stress
  • Severe Pain
  • Additional conditions specifically approved by the Department of Health and Human Resources

Starting in 2015 patients will be able to access a state licensed distribution system, and patients may be allowed to legally possess and carry up to 2 ½ ounces in a single 14-day period, as well as, cultivate up to 12 plants or assign a primary caregiver to assist them.

All patients interested in obtaining their medical marijuana card must meet a number of requriements, including:

  • Being a resident of Nevada
  • Having a recomendation from a licensed doctor
  • Not driving or operating vehicles after using marijuana
  • Registering with the state for a valid ID card
  • Not unlafully own a firearm
  • Not have marijuana or paraphernalia in public
  • Must not deliver marijuana

Remember, a medical marijuana car is not a 'Get-out-of-Jail-Free' card. In fact is you fail to comply with certain rules, possess too much, or engage in other illegal activity like sales, you can face drug crimeor DUI prosecution and stiff penalties. With extensive experience handling marijuana-related crimes, including crimes against medical marijuana card holders, Joey Gilbert law can help is you stand accused.

Please make sure to understand all procedures before registering for a Nevada Medical Marijuana card, to ensure a speedy and efficient process while applying.

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