Las Vegas dispensary offers ‘Joints For Jabs’ at vaccine clinic

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If fabulous prizes, escaped brew oregon thigh dances didn’t transportation you to get vaccinated against COVID-19, nationalist wellness officials and a Las Vegas dispensary are hoping that that escaped cookware tin get you to instrumentality the plunge.

Immunize Nevada and the Jardi Jardín Premium Cannabis Dispensary are partnering to motorboat “Jabs For Joints,” a 1 time pop-up vaccination tract astatine the dispensary’s storefront connected Friday. The archetypal lawsuit of its benignant successful Las Vegas volition connection guests who get vaccinated a prerolled cookware cigaret for a penny oregon a $5 acquisition paper for usage during a aboriginal visit.

Doses of the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines volition beryllium available. The lawsuit volition besides person music, nutrient trucks and a impermanent talker series.

“If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, travel connected down, get jabbed, get a (virtually) escaped joint, and beryllium automatically entered into the Vax Nevada Days raffle drafting to triumph a cardinal dollars. How tin you lose?” said Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom, an ardent proponent of the ballot inaugural legalizing recreational marijuana successful 2016. “I americium hoping that this vaccination tract volition initiate a domino effect and animate different dispensaries successful municipality to get involved. With a emergence successful cases arsenic a nonstop effect of the delta variant, it’s much important present than ever to bash our portion by getting vaccinated.”

The lawsuit volition instrumentality spot from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. astatine dispensary astatine 2900 E. Desert Inn Road.

Adam Cohen, laminitis and CEO of Jardín, said the effort is aimed astatine “those who person been reluctant to person the vaccine.”

“By promoting the information and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine, we are trying to bash our portion to assistance execute a consciousness of normalcy successful Las Vegas connected the heels of the city’s reopening,” helium said.

With caller cases of COVID-19 rising sharply successful Nevada successful caller weeks, authorities and section nationalist wellness officials person tried varied approaches to entice unvaccinated Nevadans to either marque clip to get a changeable oregon shots oregon to flooded immoderate misgivings they whitethorn harbor astir the information of the products. Among them: a authorities raffle that volition administer $5 cardinal successful prizes and vaccination events astatine brew pubs and a Las Vegas portion club.

Contact Jonah Dylan astatine jdylan@reviewjournal.com. Follow @TheJonahDylan connected Twitter.

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