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December 10, 2018

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Las Vegas Paiutes to open second marijuana dispensary with drive-thru

Paiute Tribe Nuwu Cannabis

L.E. Baskow

The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe runs the Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace at 1235 Paiute Circle, near Main Street and Washington Avenue.

A second Nevada tribal marijuana dispensary will soon be operating in the northwest valley, expected to open by early next year.

The second Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace, owned by the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, will be located on tribal land near the tribe’s golf resort in Centennial Hills, said Kevin Clock of Cascade Strategic Investments.

Clock, whose Oregon-based group partners with the Las Vegas Paiutes, said the new dispensary will be about a third of the size of the tribe’s 15,800-square-foot dispensary near downtown Las Vegas. Similar to that facility, the new dispensary will include a 24-hour drive-thru.

“We’ll have construction out there full time until it’s done,” Clock said. “We’re hoping to open in mid-December, but probably early January.”

The store, whose name translates to “the Southern Paiute people,” will carry the same inventory of products as the downtown location, which includes dozens of flower strains, edibles and concentrates, as well as marijuana paraphernalia and Las Vegas Lights soccer team gear.

In April, Nuwu became the first U.S. marijuana dispensary to partner with a professional sports team.

Clock said the tribe is also working on developing its own marijuana cultivation facility on tribal land northwest of Las Vegas. That facility could open near the end of 2019, he said.