Adults in Nevada 21 years and older can legally grow cannabis plants at home for their personal consumption, but only if there is not a state-licensed retail cannabis store within 25 miles of the home.
The following rules apply:
- Up to 6 plants per person, but no more than 12 plants per household
- Plants must be grown within a closet, room, greenhouse, or other enclosed area that is equipped with a lock or other security device
- Plants must not be visible from a public place
- The grower must own the property or have the permission of the legal owner
|12 plants or more||Felony||1* – 4 years||$ 5,000|
|100 – less than 2000 lbs||Felony||1* – 5 years||$ 25,000|
|2000 – less than 10,000 lbs||Felony||2* – 10 years||$ 50,000|
|10,000 lbs or more||Felony||5* – life||$ 200,000|
|* Mandatory minimum sentence|
Adults who are not participating in the state’s medical cannabis program are permitted to legally grow up to six marijuana plants, and to possess all of the harvest from those plants, if they reside 25 miles or more away from an operating marijuana retailer. No residence may have more than 12 plants at any one time. The law took effect on January 1, 2017.
Cultivation of 12 plants or more is a category E felony punishable by a minimum of 1 year and maximum of 4 years imprisonment and a fine up to $5,000.
Cultivation of 100 pounds or more but less than 2,000 pounds of marijuana is a category C felony punishable by a minimum of 1 year and maximum of 5 years imprisonment and a fine up to $25,000. Cultivation of 2,000 pounds or more but less than 10,000 pounds is a category B felony punishable by a minimum of 2 years and maximum of 10 years imprisonment and a fine up to $50,000. Cultivation of 10,000 pounds or more is a category A felony punishable by up to life imprisonment and a fine up to $200,000.