The night before, parties raged in celebration of the ability to purchase it for recreational purposes.
Though the right to purchase marijuana in Nevada is exciting, there are some lesser-known facts about its “legalization” few are aware of.
As Vin Armani explains in the video below, it is still considered a FELONY to possess an ounce of weed. Additionally, residents are not allowed to grow cannabis unless they live 25 miles or more away from a dispensary.
In addition to explaining the difference between legalization and decriminalization — and why activists should be pushing for decriminalization nationwide, Armani exposes how the government has created a cannabis cartel to profit more than the entrepreneurs who have devoted themselves to cultivating high-quality weed.
Watch the video below:
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