Current through 81st (2021) Legislative Session Chapters 1-557 and 33rd (2021) Legislative Special Session Chapters 1 and 2
Section 678C.210 - Holder of valid letter of approval exempt from state prosecution for certain acts involving cannabis1. Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 678C.300, a person who holds a valid letter of approval issued pursuant to NRS 678C.230 is exempt from state prosecution for: (a) The possession of cannabis;(b) The possession of paraphernalia;(c) Any combination of the acts described in paragraphs (a) and (b); and(d) Any other criminal offense in which the possession of cannabis or paraphernalia is an element.2. The exemption from state prosecution set forth in subsection 1 applies only to the extent that the person who holds a letter of approval:(a) Engages in the medical use of cannabis in accordance with the provisions of this chapter as justified to mitigate the symptoms or effects of the person's chronic or debilitating medical condition; and(b) Does not, at any one time, collectively possess with his or her designated primary caregiver an amount of cannabis for medical purposes that exceeds the limits set forth in NRS 678C.200.3. As used in this section, "cannabis" includes, without limitation, cannabis products.Added to NRS by 2019, 3815 [Ch. 595], effective July 1, 2020Added by 2019, Ch. 595,§138, eff. 7/1/2020.