Nevada governor calls for state emergency over pot shortage

Nevada is on high alert!

Gov. Brian Sandoval is calling for a “state of emergency” — because the state’s marijuana dispensaries are running out of pot, just a week after it was legalized in Nevada.

The Nevada Tax Commission on Thursday will hash out whether to go ahead with the emergency provisions, which will allow the agency to deal more distribution licenses,

“Based on reports of adult-use marijuana sales already far exceeding the industry’s expectations at the state’s 47 licensed retail marijuana stores, and the reality that many stores are running out of inventory, the Department must address the lack of distributors immediately,” the agency said in a statement, per a local Fox affiliate.

Some will need to resupply within days or stop selling entirely — which would cause the state’s tokin’ economy to go up in smoke, the Commission said.

“Unless the issue with distributor licensing is resolved quickly, the inability to deliver

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