RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Nevada lawmakers recently made a major change to the way medical marijuana cards are issued in the Silver State. They reduced the process from more than 40 days in some cases to less than 24 hours.

Steve Gilbert is a program manager for the Division of Public and Behavioral Health.

He said there are several reasons lawmakers decided to reduce the process. "The main reason is to allow a patient that qualifies and has a need for medical marijuana to get that medicine fairly quickly and safely."

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Olivia Degennaro ~ MyNews4.com ~

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