BY ED VOGEL
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU
CARSON CITY – The number of Nevadans with permission to use medical marijuana has skyrocketed to 3,430.
The state Health Division reported Monday that the number of people with medical marijuana cards who have the right to grow their own has climbed by 1,143 in the past year.
That number probably would increase dramatically again if Assemblyman Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, is successful in his attempt to change how marijuana is distributed in the state. Last week he announced he will introduce a bill next year to create marijuana dispensaries and farms to provide pot to patients and that he wants the state to tax the drug.
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