Yes. There are marijuana dispensaries in the City of Sparks. Section 5.80.035 of the Sparks Code of Ordinances indicates that the City Council issues licenses for the operation of retail marijuana establishments in the city.
Yes. There are medical marijuana dispensaries in Sparks as permitted under Chapter 5.80 of the Sparks Code of Ordinances.
Yes, you can buy cannabis from Sparks’ online weed dispensaries.
It is recommended to keep abreast of Nevada and Sparks’ dispensary laws before heading out to a Sparks pot shop. Since recreational and medical use of cannabis are legal in the city, you can purchase both forms of cannabis at Sparks dispensaries. The city permits dual licensees to sell both medical and recreational cannabis in the same dispensing site. However, you must be 21 or older and have a valid government-issued ID to prove your legal age when visiting a Sparks dispensary. You need either a medical marijuana card from Nevada or one from another state in addition to a government-issued photo identification in order to purchase medicinal marijuana.
Dispensaries in Sparks provide customers with access to a wide range of weed products, including flower, concentrates, edibles, topicals, and tinctures. Although cannabis enthusiasts usually know what to purchase beforehand, first-time visitors can speak with the attendants to help decide what strains or products best fit them.
The amount of cannabis that may be purchased at one time in a Sparks dispensary is subject to certain restrictions. If you have a medicinal marijuana card, you can buy up to 2.5 ounces. However, you are only permitted to purchase up to one ounce if you are a recreational user. In most cases, you cannot pay with a credit card but must instead have cash. At the dispensary, there is an ATM that you may use if you do not have any cash on you. At the marijuana dispensary, it is unlawful to consume marijuana or have an open container of cannabis.
Sparks cannabis dispensaries operate under the following regulations:
A state license and a Sparks permit are required to operate a cannabis dispensary in Sparks
Using cannabis is prohibited in or around a dispensary
Only qualified patients under 18 years old who are accompanied by parents or legal guardians are allowed in a medical marijuana dispensary
Recreational marijuana dispensaries are not accessible to individuals under 18 at any time
Dispensaries can only sell marijuana to individuals 21 years or older who have valid government ID or to those with valid medical marijuana cards
In 2016, Nevada voters approved Question 2, legalizing the possession and use of recreational cannabis in the City of Sparks. Per Question 2:
Individuals aged 21 or older can possess up to one ounce of cannabis flower or 2.5 grams of cannabis concentrate
Sparks residents (adults aged 21 or older) who live more than 25 miles away from licensed adult-use cannabis dispensaries can grow up to six cannabis plants for personal use
The purchase of adult-use cannabis is only legal when made at licensed dispensaries within the State of Nevada
Despite legalization, it is illegal to:
Operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of cannabis
Transport cannabis across state lines
Use or possess cannabis on federal lands and buildings within Sparks
The City of Sparks allows the possession and use of medical cannabis in accordance with the Nevada Medical Use of Marijuana Act. Under the Act:
Sparks residents must be diagnosed with one or more of the specific medical conditions approved by the state, such as anorexia, autism, autoimmune disease, cancer, PTSD, HIV, nausea, anxiety, cachexia, glaucoma, opioid dependence, and persistent muscle spasms to qualify for medical marijuana use
A valid medical marijuana card is required to access medical marijuana in Sparks. Individuals who have medical marijuana cards can possess 2.5 ounces of cannabis every 14 days and grow 12 cannabis plants at home
Visitors with valid and non-expired medical marijuana cards from their home states will be permitted to purchase medical cannabis in Sparks
It is illegal to use medical marijuana in public or operate machinery or car under the influence of medical cannabis
Only persons included in the medical marijuana registry maintained by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) may apply to receive medical marijuana cards under the Nevada medical marijuana program. Prior to your application, you must get a written prescription for a debilitating or chronic medical condition from a healthcare practitioner licensed in the state. The healthcare provider must also complete and sign an Attending Healthcare Provider Statement, certifying the diagnosis and the medical need for cannabis use.
To initiate the application process for a medical marijuana card, visit the DPBH's online registry and select the option "Register as a Cardholder." A scanned copy of your driver's license will be required to create a profile on the registry. After, download and print the application form from the online registry. You must complete the form and upload the completed forms and documents to the online registry to complete your application. Also, a non-refundable application fee of $50 (for 1-year registration) or $100 (for 2-year registration) will be required.
Upon successful completion and submission of the application, the DPBH will issue a letter of approval. This letter is valid for 60 days and can be used to purchase medical cannabis at licensed dispensaries. This provides adequate time for you to receive your medical marijuana card, which will be mailed to the address provided on your application before the expiration of the approval letter.
You can consume weed at home if you are the property owner or at a licensed social-use venue.
You need the following to buy cannabis at a Sparks dispensary:
A valid government-issued ID or a medical marijuana card
Cash or debit card
A gram of pre-rolls in Sparks costs between $10 and $15, while a gram of cannabis concentrates costs between $25 and $65.
Most Popular Strains in Sparks
Some popular cannabis strains in Sparks are:
Bubba Skywalker OG
No. Cannabis smoking in public places is illegal in Sparks.
Adults in Sparks can possess one ounce of cannabis or 1/8 ounce of concentrated cannabis, while medical marijuana patients can have 71 grams of cannabis every fortnight.
No. Shipping cannabis in or out of the City of Sparks, across state lines, is illegal.
Yes, you can order cannabis online in Sparks.
No. There are no 24-hour cannabis dispensaries in the City of Sparks. To find the operation hours of Sparks dispensaries, search online using the phrase “Sparks dispensaries near me” using any of the popular search engines.
Yes. Visitors can use adult-use dispensaries in Sparks as long as they can provide valid government-issued IDs stating they are of legal age (21) to use cannabis in Nevada. The city, under state laws, also allows for reciprocity under the Nevada medical marijuana program. Therefore, visitors with valid medical marijuana cards issued under the medical marijuana programs in their home states can purchase medical cannabis in Sparks.
Yes. You need a government-issued ID showing your age or a medical marijuana card when visiting Sparks dispensaries.
Silver State Relief and Reef Dispensaries are two top-rated cannabis dispensaries in Sparks.
Yes. You must present a scannable government-issued ID at Sparks dispensaries before you may be allowed to enter.
There are five dispensaries in the City of Sparks.
No. Sparks dispensaries do not accept credit cards. Expect to pay with cash when buying cannabis legally in Sparks.
You can visit as many Sparks dispensaries as you like in one day.
No. Sparks dispensaries do not accept health insurance.
Yes. Sparks dispensaries track purchases to ensure no buyer exceeds the stated limits under the law.
To enter a Sparks recreational dispensary, you must be 21 or older. You must be at least 18 to enter a Sparks medical marijuana dispensary.
The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board regulates cannabis operations in Sparks. You may contact the Board at:
700 East Warm Springs Road
Sparks, NV 89119
Phone: (775) 687-6299
To report illegal marijuana activities in Sparks, you may file a report to the Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board using the Board’s online complaint tool or contact the Sparks Police Department. To contact the PD, call the Department at (775) 353-2231.