Apply for a Nevada Medical Marijuana Card

Talk to a licensed NV medical marijuana doctor and get approved or your money back! If you are not approved for medical cannabis by a doctor for whatever reason, we issue a refund in FULL

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Legal Status

Medical & Recreational

Possession Limits

Medical patients


2.5 oz poss. limit

2.5 oz purchase limit

Recreational users


1 oz poss. limit

1 oz purchase limit

State Taxes

Medical patients


Recreational users




Why Get a Nevada
Med Card

Peace of mind

Greater purchase limits

Greater possession limits

Access to higher potency strains

Save over 10% on cannabis purchases

Enhanced legal protection

Nevada Savings Explained

Excluded from 10% excise tax
2.5x greater purchase limits
HUGE cash and time savings!

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in NV

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Schedule an appointment to see a medical marijuana doctor in NV through Veriheal at a time that is most convenient for you. Provide basic medical history and book your appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor. You will need medical records and the doctor(s) can approve any qualifying condition.


Consult with a doctor for 10-15 minutes to evaluate your ailments, and ask any questions you may have about medical marijuana treatment. After the appointment is complete and if you are approved, the doctor will fill out a recommendation form for medical marijuana. Once you have this you can then apply to the state.


Once you are approved, you’ll register with the state and submit an application. The state will process your application and notify you of your approval and mail your card. Once you have your card in hand, you can begin purchasing from dispensaries.

In Nevada, patients will need to re-certify their card annually by seeing a licensed physician again. Veriheal will get in touch with you when your certification is approaching its expiration to help you setup a renewal consultation.

What You Get Using Veriheal in Nevada

Medical Cannabis Recommendation

Cannabis Consultation

Digital Cannabis Certification

New Patients & Renewals Welcome

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24/7 Customer Service

FREE Personalized Cannabis Consultation Included (usually $59)

Just So You Know...

  • You can book a combo consultation with a friend or family member and you EACH get $10 off your appointment.
  • If you are not approved for medical cannabis by a doctor for whatever reason, we issue a refund in FULL.
  • Separate from getting your card, you will be able to have a one on one with a world-class cannabis expert to help you take a deeper look at your ailment(s) and how to best leverage cannabis for your own well-being. These appointments are usually $59, but we are including it for free for Nevada patients.
  • Your recommendation is valid for 1 year in Nevada and you will need to re-certify your license with another appointment when it expires.

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Medical Cannabis Savings Taxes explained and the benefits of getting your medical card in Nevada

Recreational Marijuana Taxes in Nevada

14.6% (10% excise + 4.6% sales tax)

Medical Marijuana Taxes in Nevada

4.6% sales tax


Estimated Savings Having a Medical Marijuana Card


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About Cannabis in Nevada

In recent Nevada cannabis news, Senate Bill 277 was passed, allowing dispensaries to obtain dual licenses, allowing them to serve both medical patients and adult-use customers. The bill also increases the allowable purchasing limit to 2.5 ounces.

What happens in Las Vegas doesn’t have to stay there anymore as far as cannabis is concerned, with Nevada allowing both recreational and medicinal use. The Battle Born state is so progressive that Clark County just approved yet another drive-thru cannabis dispensary, making picking up product easier, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal. With an unanimous commissioner vote, officials from the unincorporated county said it had to be done due to COVID-19.

“Commissioner Tick Segerblom said the pandemic proved that regular operation of a dispensary without a drive-thru option is limiting for many people,” reports the Las Vegas news source. “As a state senator, Segerblom spearheaded the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Nevada.”

And this isn’t the first time they made purchasing cannabis by car available, first legalizing it in 2017. NuWu, a cannabis mega-store built on Las Vegas Paiute tribal lands, made it possible three years ago since customers said it was time, according to Kevin Clock. 

What was once a bank vault window is now opening to serve dozens of dispensary customers. Since 2017, Nevada, with both legal recreational and medicinal use, and ten other U.S. states walk a fine line in manufacturing and selling cannabis for notably different uses. 

“The cost of cannabis is drastically different between medical and recreational use products. Medicinal cannabis products generally cost less than what you would find in the recreational use market,” Veriheal reports in January 2020. “The reason for this is largely due to the taxes imposed.”

With both medicinal and recreational use allowable in Nevada, patients and residents can benefit from the plant freely regardless of why they are using it. 

Qualifying Conditions

Along with having a qualifying condition, a patient must prove they are a resident of Nevada with a valid driver’s license or a state identification card. The application fee for state registration is $50 annually or $100 for a two-year registration made payable to the Nevada State Health Division.

Possession and Cultivation

The possession/cultivation of cannabis limits vary for registered medicinal cardholders and caregivers and for recreational users. When cannabis is prescribed for a certain disorder, the purchasing power is greater with fewer taxes and the ability to possess more. A registered medical cannabis patient can possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis at a time and cultivate up to 12 cannabis plants as long as they live at least 25 miles from a medical dispensary. In some cases, a caregiver can become exempt from the 25-mile exemption.  


Like a registered cardholder, Nevada caregivers must prove they are residents of the state with a driver’s license or identification card. Additionally, a caregiver must be 21 years of age or older. 

There are specific possession laws for caregivers, who are allowed to purchase up to 2.5 ounces every two weeks on behalf of their patient, surpassing the one ounce recreational limit every two weeks. Additionally, as a Nevada caregiver, one may be able to find themselves exempt from the state rule that bars cultivation within 25 miles of an operational dispensary. 

Lastly, as reported by Veriheal, Nevada offers up to 10% medical cannabis savings as opposed to recreational sales. “In the US, each state is responsible for how it levies taxes on goods that move within its jurisdictions. Cannabis is no different,” reports Veriheal. “The way states levy taxes is completely individual to each state.  So, the tax rates will vary drastically across the country.”

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost?

The cost for the medical marijuana evaluation with Veriheal is $199, with a full guarantee that you will get your money back if not approved. As for the state of Nevada, they charge $25 for the state card application fee once approved by Veriheal.

Yes. Chronic pain is a qualifying condition that makes residents eligible for the statewide medical cannabis program.

Yes. To be approved for a medical cannabis license in the state of Nevada, an applicant must provide either a state driver’s license or identification card to prove they live at a specific address.

Medical cannabis patients in Nevada are able to purchase a wide variety of products at their local dispensary. Products include dry cannabis flower, edibles, pre-rolls, vaporizers, concentrates, topicals and tinctures.

Places to Visit in Nevada After Enjoying Your Medicine

Nevada is not only a vast desert filled with dry beauty and outdoor adventure, but it is also host to one of the most famous metropolises in the world--Sin City. Nevada sees millions of visitors annually who come to gamble the night away while watching some of the top entertainers in Las Vegas. Beyond The Strip, annual events like the Burning Man in the Black Desert or sightseeing the Hoover Dam also make visiting the Battle Born State a great experience. Of course, Lake Tahoe, Valley of Fire State Park, and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area also make up some of Nevada's most beautiful areas that are ready to be explored. So when it's time to venture out to a medical or recreational cannabis dispensary, make some extra time to visit any of the below best places in the state.

Las Vegas

Sin City is Nevada's most infamous stomping grounds for unspoken fun and adventure. Merely walking down the Las Vegas Strip is exciting, with flashing casino lights and celebrity entertainment billboards overhead. Speaking of routes, the Fremont Street Experience is where locals and tourists alike shop underneath a five-block canopy of lights. Feeling European in Vegas? No problem, visit the Venetial Hotel for a gondola ride, or if you want to experience Sin City from the sky, helicopter tours over the Grand Canyon are also available.

Burning Man

A little city in the Black Rock Desert has an annual event, Burning Man, that must not be missed. What began as an arena of local self-expression and art in 1986 has become a renowned event where tens of thousands gather for an incredible artful experience. Art installations, guided nature tours, and more transform the desert into a spiritual transformation territory, reportedly positively changing lives for decades.

Hoover Dam

An engineering wonder built during the Great Depression, the 726-foot Hoover Dam admirably holds back Lake Mead, providing the view of the U.S. largest reservoir in the U.S. built on the Nevada and Arizona state line. Walking tours on Hoover Dam make visiting the site a once in lifetime experience. For even more adventure with a touch of education, visitors also tour the Hoover Dam Power Plant.

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