According to Nevada law, Nye County is permitted to have a total of two marijuana dispensaries located within its communities but for the past five years, the Grove has been the only place to go for those looking to purchase pot in the county. That is all about to change, however, with Nevada Organic Remedies readying itself to bring the second marijuana retail shop to the county within the next four to five months.
Nevada Organic Remedies originally secured a Special Use Permit, or SUP, to allow for its proposed dispensary in August of 2019 but circumstances had stood in the way of the company making any progress on its project, resulting in the need for an extension of time on its SUP. That extension was approved by the Nye County Commission late last year but once again, the company found itself struggling to push forward and it was before the commission once again on August 17, requesting a second, and final, extension of time.
Joe Brezny of Nevada Organic Remedies attended the board’s August 17 meeting to provide an overview of where the company was at with its project, noting that it will be working hard to meet its goal of opening in early 2022, or else it will not be able to open the Pahrump dispensary at all.
“This is an extension of our SUP, it’ll be our final one that takes us through the construction period up to the state deadline. So we have to be finished and open by the end of this one (extension), or there’s no state license,” Brezny told commissioners that morning.
The deadline for Nevada Organic Remedies to have its Pahrump marijuana dispensary up and operating is Feb. 5, 2022 but Brezny noted that the company is in fact aiming for an