June 4, 2021

New Legislation- Cannabis Consumption in Nevada

June 2021- Nevada has new legislation for Cannabis Consumption- Pot Lounges

The new legislation is expected to pass in Nevada. It would legalize consumption of cannabis in places other than on private property. The current laws allow for consumption in personal residence. But does not allow consumption in public. New legislation would change that. The bill passed the state assembly and is pending in the senate. We should hear soon about cannabis lounges and the legalization of pot lounges and cannabis facilities in Nevada.

Nevada Cannabis Facilities

Currently there are 5 types of medical cannabis establishments in Nevada. Pending 2021 legislation may allow for consumption in lounges.

The 5 Cannabis Facility types are:

  1. Cannabis Sales Facility
  2. Cannabis Cultivation Facility
  3. Cannabis Production Facility
  4. Cannabis Distributor
  5. Independent Testing Laboratory

Two Types of Cannabis Facilities are under licensing consideration:

  1. Retail Cannabis Consumption Lounges
  2. Independent Cannabis Consumption Lounges

Your Cannabis Architect, SCA Design can design your Cannabis Facility

The SCA Design team is highly experienced in designing your cannabis facility. From apothecaries, to kitchens, to labs and grow houses we design for all businesses  involved in medical marijuana and cannabis cultivation. Maybe it’s a new space to display your edibles in your  Las Vegas marijuana lounge. We can design it and help you apply for zoning and building permits. Learn more about our past cannabis architectural projects here. 

Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board & Cannabis Advisory Commission

Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB)– Assembly Bill 533 established the CCB during the 2019 legislative session and was signed into law by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak.

Cannabis Advisory Commission- AB 533 also established the Cannabis Advisory Commission (CAC) which serves to study cannabis-related issues and make recommendations to the CCB.

The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board governs Nevada’s cannabis industry. Through strict regulation of all areas of its licensing and operations, protecting the public health and safety of our citizens and visitors while holding cannabis licensees to the highest ethical standards.

About SCA Design

SCA Design is a full service architectural and design firm. Sheldon Colen is lead architect. Since 1995, we have been serving Las Vegas, Henderson, and the state of Nevada. Today, the architecture firm is licensed in Nevada, Utah, Idaho and Arizona. The architecture firm offers a wide scope of design services.  Included are design-assist, design-build, and ground up design.

Over the years SCA Design has completed many types of projects. Included are tenant improvement projects, ground up commercial design, and custom luxury residential architecture designs.  SCA Design takes care to integrate ADA accessibility. Focused on the environment? We can integrate LEED and green energy planning into your design. Experts in interiors, planning, drafting, and blueprints for construction documents. SCA Design also provides solutions for Notice of Violations (NOV). Today, you can view a snapshot of our architecture projects when you visit our portfolio:

Under Architect, Sheldon Colen’s leadership, the SCA Design team provides an impeccable level of workmanship that goes into every spectacular architectural work of art. Learn more about the SCA Design team here.

Need an architect for your next project? Learn more what you need to know about hiring an architect first.  Give us a call at 702-719-2020, we are happy to consult with you at no cost.

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