The Nevada Department of Taxation on Friday announced regulators will consider the rules Thursday.
Sandoval's approval comes after dispensaries across the state reported higher-than-expected demand for marijuana since recreational sales of the drug became legal in Nevada last Saturday.
The measure voters approved in November legalizing the sales dictates that licensed alcohol wholesalers have the exclusive rights to pot distribution licenses for 18 months. But no alcohol wholesalers have completed the licensing process.
A judge's order in an ongoing court fight between the state and the alcohol distributors does not allow pot dispensaries to serve as their own middleman.
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