Clark County commissioners voted all today to ban the possession or advertisement of legal marijuana at McCarran International Airport and other homes supervised by the county’s air travel department.
The ordinance just uses to advertisements managed by the airport, such as those in displayed on screens and fixed signs around luggage claim. It likewise uses to mobile billboards, which are needed to acquire a license to run on airport residential or commercial property.
The regulation does not apply to marketing on personal cars or taxis that own onto airport property to park or transportation passengers. It also is not anticipated to impact Allegiant Air’s in-flight magazine, which as of Friday has been running marijuana-related ads.
Lawbreakers could face a misdemeanor charge or civil fines. Director of Air travel Rosemary Vassiliadis will supervise of setting the quantities for the civil fines.
The intent of the regulation is to guarantee range in between the state’s legalized weed industry and the Federal Aviation Administration, which still considers cannabis an illegal substance.
Commissioners in early August discussed implementing a more rigid airport restriction that would have used to industrial taxis, however Vassiliadis and others identified that as difficult to impose and outside the scope of what was needed to remain in federal compliance.
In addition to McCarran, Clark County supervises numerous smaller sized, noncommercial airports, consisting of North Las Vegas Airport, Henderson Executive Airport, Jean Airport and Overton Municipal Airport. It likewise owns a number of organisation complexes that lease space to private companies.