It is important for marijuana users and those exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke to know the associated potential health risks. While in the past there had been little research this has begun to change with the recreational and medical marijuana laws passing in states throughout the country. 


To learn about the laws in Nevada pertaining to recreational marijuana, such as the penalties for providing marijuana to anyone under the age of 21, visit

Quitting Marijuana

Help is available for Nevadan’s who want to quit marijuana!

Acknowledgment: Northern Nevada Public Health would like to give special thanks to the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment for sharing some of the content found on this webpage.

Last modified on 08/15/2023