Nevada Regulation of Cannabis

Sec. § 678C.210
Holder of valid letter of approval exempt from state prosecution for certain acts involving cannabis.


Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 678C.300, a person who holds a valid letter of approval issued pursuant to NRS 678C.230 is exempt from state prosecution for:


The possession of cannabis;


The possession of paraphernalia;


Any combination of the acts described in paragraphs (a) and (b); and


Any other criminal offense in which the possession of cannabis or paraphernalia is an element.


The exemption from state prosecution set forth in subsection 1 applies only to the extent that the person who holds a letter of approval:


Engages in the medical use of cannabis 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


Does not, at any one time, collectively possess with his or her designated primary caregiver an amount of cannabis for medical purposes that exceeds the limits set forth in NRS 678C.200.


As used in this section, “cannabis” includes, without limitation, cannabis products.

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Jun. 24, 2021