TAHOE, NEVADA (CBS13) – Pot smokers are heading to the lake for more than just the scenery; now you can buy marijuana without a license.
“We saw I think over 2,000 people and just the first couple of days,”
NuLeaf marijuana dispensary is the first and only one of its kind in Tahoe and cannabis users are thrilled about the high.
“I think it’s great. I think it’s better controlled and better than going to a bar and drinking all night and then hopping into a car,” said Andrew Zaninovich, store manager.
In California, recreational sales aren’t yet legal, but just 10 minutes from the border in Nevada NuLeaf is capitalizing.
“Because of that demand, we’ve extended our store hours and expanded our staff,” Zaninovich said.
Since there’s no shortage of people, there are rules. Those who have a medical marijuana license get first priority while those who are here to recreate have to wait in line.
“It’s been like this every day since. There’s a line of people out the door,” said Anders Clark who waited about 25 minutes