Nevada will recognize medical marijuana cards from other states and jurisdictions if…

1. Those states or jurisdictions exempt users from criminal prosecution for the medical use of marijuana.
2. Those states or jurisdictions require users to have seen a doctor prior to issuing the card. The card should have an expiration date that has not yet expired.
3. The cardholder must sign an affidavit that he or she is entitled to engage in the medical use of marijuana in his or her state or jurisdiction of residence (after March 31, 2016, Nevada will need to access your state or jurisdiction’s database to confirm your card).
4. The cardholder must agrees to abide by the legal limits on the possession of marijuana for medical purposes in Nevada which is 2 ½ ounces per 14 days.


  • Have your card in your possession along with another ID that dispensaries can check. Dispensaries will check the name and address.
  • Buy from licensed dispensaries in Nevada. (See DIspensaries in Las Vegas) A) . All licensed dispensaries are required to use certified labs to ensure that there are safe level of pesticides and the THC, CBDs, Terpenes are properly disclosed and correct. B) Personal safety. Dispensaries have guards and cameras. They are protected like banks.
  • Be over 21.


  • Don't drive a car or boat while under the influence of marijuana. Nevada has zero tolerance for driving.
  • Don’t carry a firearm.
  • Don’t use medical marijuana in any public place or in any place open to the public or exposed to public view. Ask your hotel where can take your medicine.
  • Don’t have more than 2 ½ ounces or its equivalent (70.87 grams) in a 14 day period.
  • Don’t sell or share your medical marijuana.