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Party Bus Pot Tours Try To Reckon With Smoking Ban

Posted on July 27, 2017
Just waitin' for the bus (Creative Commons photo via pixabay.com by Jantaaa)
Just waitin' for the bus (Creative Commons photo via pixabay.com by Jantaaa)

A handful of private bus companies want to give passengers a chance to take the high road in Las Vegas.

These would-be roach coaches want to offer a space that complies with state laws to privately consume marijuana, but the shuttle operators have hit a bump in the road.

A little-known Nevada law prohibits anyone from ingesting the drug while inside a moving vehicle — a misdemeanor punishable with a maximum $600 fine. It’s also against the law to rent a private vehicle just to use marijuana. But that isn’t deterring some potential pot tourism operators.

Las Vegas Review-Journal article here

Related LCT blog article: Does No Smoking Mean Weed Too?

Related Topics: drugs, Las Vegas, Las Vegas operators, Nevada operators, regulatory enforcement, smoking in the vehicle, state regulations, tour buses, tourism

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