It was a moment more than two years in the making — or 17 years, depending on how you look at it.
The first legal marijuana dispensary in Clark County opened Monday morning and made its first sales.
Euphoria Wellness, a shop in the southwest Las Vegas Valley, is one of 40 dispensaries approved for Clark County last year by state health officials.
Before Monday’s opening, elected officials and reporters toured the shop at 7780 S. Jones Blvd.
Beyond its lobby sits a secure area protected by bullet-resistant glass, where samples of six strains of marijuana waited inside a glass case on a countertop for customers to see and smell before buying.
All the marijuana sold was in prepackaged pill jars in locked cases behind another counter. [Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal]