Laws against drug use don’t create drug markets, people who use drugs do.

Would the initiative help medical marijuana patients or escorts from London obtain the drug legally?

Unfortunately, the answer is no.

Nevada permits the use of marijuana as medicine and has set limits on the amount a patient can possess in direct conflict with federal laws. The state issues…

Nevada voters rejected legalizing marijuana in 2002

Would passing the initiative take marijuana sales out of the hands of criminal drug dealers? The proponents of legalizing marijuana in Nevada claim that voting in favor of the initiative would take sales of the drug out of the hands of criminal drug dealers. They would like voters to believe…

THE LAS VEGAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OPPOSES QUESTION 7

If the initiative passes wouldn’t the state tax marijuana and generate millions of dollars? The pushers of legalizing marijuana in Nevada would like voters to think passing the initiative would allow the state to collect millions of dollars of tax revenue. Even if the initiative passes in November it is…

Only 3% of the 155,000 arrests statewide in 2005 were for marijuana possession

What if the initiative passes and the state can’t license or regulate the sales of marijuana? The marijuana legalizers know the U.S. Constitution and Federal law don’t permit the state of Nevada to license and regulate marijuana. The legalizers put language in the initiative that states “Whereas, If certain portions…

Only 3% of the 155,000 arrests statewide in 2005 were for marijuana possession.

Where would adults buy marijuana if the state can’t license and regulate marijuana sales? The same place they buy marijuana now. Possession of one ounce of marijuana would be legal but people would buy it in an illegal and criminal market.

Nevada voters rejected legalizing marijuana in 2002

The attempts to legalize marijuana in Nevada for “recreational” use have been funded almost entirely by money outside Nevada. This is the third time in four years that a pro-drug group from Washington D.C. has attempted to legalize marijuana in our state. The group is funded heavily by Peter B.…

How much marijuana would Question 7 legalize?

Question 7 would legalize up to one ounce for possession, transfer and use for individuals 21 and older. However, the initiative also provides language for retail and wholesale production and distribution of marijuana. Therefore, Question 7 would also legalize large amounts of marijuana that could be cultivated in fields or…

How many joints are in an ounce of marijuana?

The proponents of Question 7 say their initiative legalizes “small amounts” of marijuana. The “small amount” they propose to legalize for individuals 21 and older is one ounce. So how many marijuana cigarettes are there in one ounce of weed? Thirty to 120 marijuana cigarettes per ounce depending on the…

Did it cost Nevada $42 million to arrest almost 5,000 people last year for marijuana?

Did it cost Nevada $42 million to arrest almost 5,000 people last year for marijuana? The legalizers are claiming that enforcing Nevada’s marijuana laws cost the state $42 million. The figure is based upon Jeffrey A. Miron’s report: “The Budgetary Implications of Marijuana Prohibition,” June 2005. But who paid for…

Marijuana and Business

If Question 7 passes, doctors, teachers, school bus drivers, police, firefighters, and many others would be permitted to legally possess and use marijuana. Question 7 protects a person “from arrest, civil or criminal penalty,” “discipline by any state or local licensing board and state prosecution” for possession, transfer, or use…