VEGAS MYTHS BUSTED: You Can Buy Legal Weed On the Strip – Casino.Org News

Posted on: November 6, 2023, 08:06h. 

Last updated on: November 5, 2023, 09:41h.

Corey Levitan

Las Vegas is a town built on deception — primarily that your odds of winning a jackpot are good. But some of its deception is less expected and acceptable. For example, a half dozen stores on the Las Vegas Strip attempt to pass hemp off as cannabis.

The Las Vegas Strip is not where you will find legal weed, despite signs apparently telling you otherwise. (Image: runthetrap.com)

Though cannabis and hemp are the same plant, cannabis contains more than than .03% THC, the compound that gets users high. Hemp doesn’t. Mostly, it contains the non-psychoactive compound CBD.

A loophole in the 2018 Nevada Farm Bill allows anyone to peddle hemp, anywhere they want, without the state’s Cannabis Compliance Board, or any other regulatory body, setting rules for its quality and safety.

Located across Las Vegas Boulevard from CityCenter, this is one of a handful of fake weed dispensaries dotting the Strip. Its Yelp score is an unsurprising 1 out of 5 stars, the lowest rating

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