A Guide to Marijuana Laws in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Every year thousands of law-abiding citizens in Clark County, Nevada are slapped with fines and lengthy prison sentences merely for selling or smoking a joint. Even patients protected under the Nevada Medical Marijuana Program can be jailed for growing too much pot.

Although marijuana is arguably less unhealthy and less addictive than such legal substances as beer and cigarettes, pot nevertheless remains criminal both federally and in the state of Nevada. And despite Las Vegas's reputation as "Sin City," Clark County enforces disproportionately harsh marijuana laws.

Furthermore, any immigrant or non-citizen who is convicted of any marijuana-related charges may be deported from the U.S!  Unless the charge was for simple marijuana possession in Nevada of thirty (30) grams or less of marijuana, any drug charge is a removable offense for aliens.  (Click here to go to our information page on the criminal defense of aliens in Nevada.)

To learn more about specific marijuana laws, defenses to these laws, and their penalties in Las Vegas, Nevada, click on the appropriate links below. For comprehensive information on medical marijuana laws in Las Vegas, visit our page on the Nevada Medical Marijuana Program.

If you are in need of criminal defense legal representation in Las Vegas, contact our Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyers at 702-DEFENSE (702-333-3673) to schedule a free consultation.

Learn about California marijuana laws at our page on California marijuana laws.

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