Many Nevada medical marijuana dispensaries in good standing with the state will be allowed to start selling recreational pot on July 1. On May 8, the Nevada Tax Commission voted 6-1 in favor of approving temporary licenses, good through Jan. 1, 2018, while the commission continues drafting rules to govern recreational pot. The move should allow the Nevada Department of Taxation time to see how well regulations work before they make them final.
However, dispensaries need both a state and local license. As of press time, it remained to be seen how the Reno City Council, which was recently considering a six-month moratorium on recreational pot sales, would respond to the opportunity.