No Medical Marijuana For Elko Residents

There won't be any medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated Elko County. On Thursday, county commissioners unanimously passed the ordinance banning dispensaries. The Elko Daily Free Press reports that both Sheriff Jim Pitts and Elko police Chief Ben Reed are outspoken opponents of medical marijuana. The city of Elko has put in place a two-year ban on issuing dispensary licenses.

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