Nevada Recreational Marijuana Handbook


Nevada Marijuana Tax Rate

Sales Tax Medical Excise Tax Medical Max Medical Tax Sales Tax Recreational Excise Tax Recreational Max Recreational Tax
6.85% N/A 6.85% 6.85% 10.00% 16.85%

2024 Nevada Recreational Marijuana Handbook

Nevada has 5 bordering states consisting of Arizona, California, Idaho, Oregon, and Utah.

Recreational marijuana is legal in Arizona and is subject to a sales tax of 5.60%. There is also a 16% excise tax on all sales of recreational marijuana in Arizona.

Recreational marijuana is legal in California and is subject to a sales tax of 7.25% +. There is also a 15% excise tax on all sales of recreational marijuana in California.

Recreational marijuana is legal in Oregon and is subject to a sales tax of 17.00%. There is no excise tax charged on recreational marijuana.

Recreational Marijuana is illegal in Idaho, and Utah, so there is no tax on recreational marijuana in those states.

About Nevada Recreational Marijuana

Is recreational marijuana legal in Nevada?

Yes, recreational marijuana is legal in Nevada

When and how did Nevada legalize marijuana recreationally?

Nevada legalized recreational marijuana in 2016. This law was passed using Question 2 and passed with a vote of 54.47%. The official name for this law is Adult Use of Cannabis Title 56 Nevada Revised Statutes, Chapter 678A-B, D

Nevada Recreational Marijuana possession limits


  • 1 oz usable
  • 3.5 g (1/8 oz) hash/concentrates


  • 6 plants regardless of maturity
  • no more than 12 plants per residence

What are the restrictions on growing at home?

Plants must be cultivated within an indoor area that's not exposed to public view and is provided with locks or other security devices to permit access only to authorized persons

What is the name of the agency that regulates Nevada recreational marijuana?

Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB) is responsible for regulating recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada. -->
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