Puff, Puff, Passage: Cannabis Scores Two Major Vegas Victories … – Casino.Org News

Posted on: June 21, 2023, 08:19h. 

Last updated on: June 21, 2023, 09:04h.

Corey Levitan

Las Vegas lawmakers gave cannabis users two great excuses to light up in celebration this week. Nevada state regulators conditionally approved the first two cannabis consumption lounges for Las Vegas. Also, the Las Vegas City Council passed an ordinance making it more difficult to run a fake dispensary.

On Tuesday. Planet 13 and Thrive Cannabis Marketplace — which are both licensed dispensaries currently operating just off the Strip — received unanimous conditional licenses from the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) to add consumption lounges.

Planet 13, with 115K square feet of retail space, advertises itself as the world’s largest dispensary. It may also be the first to open a cannabis consumption lounge on the Las Vegas Strip. (Image: Planet 13)

Neither lounge has set an opening date, though Thrive, which plans to open one at 2975 S. Sammy Davis Drive, hopes to do so before the MJ Biz Con marijuana business convention in late November.

Clark County must also approve a zoning review for the physical

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