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There are many (somewhat confusing) terms for hemp oil:

FAQ: Hemp and CBD Legality in Nevada

In general, it seems that CBD products are only legal to purchase from the state’s recreational marijuana dispensaries. However, the state does not allow products marketed as CBD to be derived from marijuana- they must still come from hemp!

Growing and Selling Hemp in Nevada

The Nevada Department of Agriculture oversees Nevada hemp laws, but other state and regional agencies regulate the sale of CBD products. Nevada has very comprehensive hemp laws and the state has restrictions on the types of CBD products that can be sold and who and where they can be sold to the public.

Cannabis is still illegal on federal land, including national parks and military bases.

This section of the site covers what is legal – and what’s not legal – in Nevada. Learn the laws about: possession and consumption of cannabis, growing at home, and minors under 21 years of age. This section also covers information about property owners and employers, and some possible federal implications of cannabis use.

Cannabis remains illegal under federal law, where it’s still classified as a controlled substance. The differences between Nevada and federal laws can lead to challenges in knowing how and where the different laws apply. Consult with legal advisers to be sure you fully understand how federal, state, and local laws may affect you. Below is some general information about the possible federal implications of cannabis use.

Federal Implications

The following rules apply:

Adults 21 years and older can legally grow cannabis plants at home for their personal consumption, but only if there is not a state-licensed retail cannabis store within 25 miles of the home.


It is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to buy, possess, or use retail cannabis.

Cannabis can only be consumed on private property (at home, for example), and as long as the property owner has not prohibited it.