By Ed Murrieta
As far as legal cannabis goes, Las Vegas straddles miracle and mirage.
Sin City has blossomed into a vertically integrated capital of cultivation, processing, manufacturing and retailing packaged for the masses amid glitz, glam and government regulations as keenly choreographed as Cirque du Soleil.
Nevada’s recreational pot law allows adults to purchase one ounce of flowers, 3.5 grams of extracts or 3,500 mg of edibles per day. Odds are you won’t come close to consuming that much per day during the average three-day stay.
You can buy cannabis on The Strip from a boutique whose name sounds like a showgirl’s — Essence. But toke up at gaming tables, where cigarettes are legal, or in rooms and suites or poolside at major casino-hotels and face a $600 ticket, a pricey room-cleaning fee or outright ejection
You can’t legally partake anywhere in Nevada except in private residences and private buildings with owners’ permission. For all its permissive excess, Las Vegas lacks one key amenity: cannabis lounges. So plan on being clandestine or creative.
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