Nevada Fails To Legalize Cannabis Lounges

Nevada had a fighting shot at becoming the first state in America to bring to life the inception of the cannabis lounge, but lawmakers dragged their feet on the issue, causing it to die a quiet death last week at the steps of the State Assembly. A report from the Nevada Appeal indicates that Senate Bill 236, which was introduced by Senator Tick Segerblom, failed to be given any consideration from the lower house before last Friday’s deadline—killing the bill until it can be reintroduced in 2018. The proposal, which was designed to give tourists “options to legally and responsibility consume marijuana,” would have allowed the existence of pot clubs in certain areas. It also would have provided opportunities for promoters to permit public consumption at festivals and other special events. Earlier last week, Segerblom penned a piece for the Reno Gazette-Journal, hoping to put those on the fence about the potential ramifications of this legislation at ease. The bill “does not…allow...



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