Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Nevada lawmakers tour Arizona dispensary

State lawmakers from Nevada are on a quest to fix a loophole in their medical marijuana program, patients can get cards from the state, however there's no way to legally get it.

According to CBS-5 Phoenix, Nevada state officials toured Arizona Organix in Glendale Friday on a mission to gain insight into what could be done to fix the silver state's flawed program.

"You can get cards from the state," said Nevada State Senator Tick Segerblom. "If you know how to do it, you can grow it. But, the reality is, you can't purchase it. We wanted to come somewhere very small, very tightly regulated and learn first-hand how it works."

Five Nevada senators and an assemblywoman met with Bill Myer, co-owner of Arizona Organix, to discuss the ins, outs and legal hurtles of Arizona's medical marijuana system. The officials feel the Arizona standard and the well managed state dispensary can significantly help in finding a solution to their states problem.

Myer told CBS-5 he's honored other states consider his dispensary the current gold standard, and he was more then glad to help.

Nevada officials begin voting on dispensary bills in April. Segerblom said he hopes to see dispensaries open in Nevada within six months if his bill passes.

Nevada voters approved a medical marijuana amendment back in 2000.

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