Your search results

Nevada Consumption Lounge License Application Information (Open Oct. 14-27th)

by Roger Tower on September 15, 2022
Nevada Consumption Lounge License Application Information (Open Oct. 14-27th)

The consumption lounge application period for Nevada quickly approached and to get a license, you must have acted fast to get your application into the lottery system. Only 30 licenses will be awarded, so if you want a highly desirable consumption lounge license. Let’s chat about other options!

We are available to help and answer any questions at the bottom of this article. Applying for a cannabis license is a serious investment of time, funds, and it is highly competitive. Ensure you are well informed and working with a trusted cannabis business consultant.

Please read through these application details and see if you are ready to move forward with an application.

We look forward to hearing from you and helping your application have a greater chance of success.

Please contact us for the application and feel free to reach out with any questions about the application process in Nevada.

Nevada Consumption Lounge License Application Dates:

Application period opens: October 14, 2022, 8:00 a.m. (PT)

Application period closes: October 27, 2022, 5:00 p.m. (PT)

The application must be completed and submitted in the Accela Cannabis Customer Portal.

License Types for Consumption Lounges in Nevada

Contact us for the application details on the state of Nevada and top Nevada cities including; Las Vegas, Reno, Henderson, Boulder City, Mesquite, North Las Vegas, Carson City, Sparks, and more!

  • Retail Cannabis Consumption Lounge: Must be “attached or immediately adjacent to an adult-use cannabis-retail store.” 10 of these licenses will be available to existing retail operators
    • Only the owner of a licensed operational cannabis sales facility may be eligible to apply for a retail cannabis consumption lounge license.
  • Independent Cannabis Consumption Lounge: Not attached or immediately adjacent to an adult-use cannabis sales facility
    • 20 of these licenses will be available, 10 will be reserved for social equity candidates
    • An independent cannabis consumption lounge shall enter into a contract with one or more adult-use cannabis retail stores to sell to the independent cannabis consumption lounge.
    • Any person may apply for an independent cannabis consumption lounge license; however, any one person may not hold both a retail cannabis consumption lounge and an independent cannabis consumption lounge license
  • Application Information
    • Lottery system
    • Consumption lounge licensing has a two-stage licensing process. An applicant must meet the minimum scoring guidelines in the initial licensing application and be selected by the random number selector for a prospective license. Applications will be scored for timely submission and completeness of submitted information.
    • For the prospective license holder to receive a conditional license, the applicant must be found suitable by the Board only after Board Agents complete a suitability investigation.
    • An applicant who receives a letter informing them that they have been selected for a prospective license must upload the following documents within 120 days of receipt of such letter to proceed to the suitability investigation by Board Agents.
    • Applicants must file for a Nevada state business license through the Secretary of State’s office.
    • Applicants must submit an application for a cannabis consumption lounge agent registration card.
  • Local Jurisdiction Control
    • Local jurisdictions retain authority to set restrictions such as limits or moratoriums regarding cannabis consumption lounges.
    • Applicants are required to comply with the applicable licensing and permitting for all local jurisdictions in which you intend to operate. Obtaining a state license does not guarantee a license in a local jurisdiction.
  • Social Equity Information for Nevada Consumption Lounge Applications
    • 10 reserved independent consumption lounge licenses reserved for them in first round (50% of all amounts must be awarded in future rounds as well)
    • social equity applicants shall have the administrative processing fee reduced by 75%.
    • Qualifications
      • Have at least 51% ownership in the business;
      • Have resided in one of the following census tracts nationwide for no less than the previous five years meeting the following two criteria:
        • A census tract with an Area Deprivation Index score of seven (7) state-only decile or higher; and
        • A census tract that has a minimum incarceration rate in the 90th percentile, or roughly 3.3% or higher, of everyone who grew up in the census tract was in jail or incarcerated at the time of the 2010 Decennial Census.
    • Included in one of the following categories
      • Convicted of a non-violent felony and/or misdemeanor cannabis offense; or
      • Their immediate family member (parent, sibling, or child) was convicted of a felony cannabis offense and who lived in or currently lives in a census tract, designated by the Board.

Processing Fees for NV Cannabis Lounges

  • A one-time, non-refundable processing fee of $100,000 is required for an application for a retail cannabis consumption lounge.
  • A one-time, non-refundable processing fee of $10,000 is required for an application for an independent cannabis consumption lounge. For a qualifying social equity applicant, a one-time, non-refundable processing fee of $2,500 is required for an independent cannabis consumption lounge application.

Consumption application window has closed, but you may be interested in Hawthorne, CA cannabis application information.

Apply for Cannabis Consumption Lounge in Nevada

Contact our team for support with your lounge application in NV and receive valuable answers to your questions, brought to you by a proven winning team for cannabis license applications.

Get Started Here:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

  • Join Newsletter


  • Advanced Search

    $ 0 to $ 60,000,000