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California Cannabis Premises

Metropolitan Local Licensing Law & Compliance for California Cannabis Premises, 2019 Local News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Premises


Frequently Asked Questions

If a business has more than one premise, does each premise need to be licensed?

Yes, each premise is required to be licensed.

Can alcohol and tobacco be sold on same premises as cannabis?

No.

Does each premise require a license?

Yes, each premise requires a license.

Can a parcel of land have more than one licensed premises on it?

Yes, multiple licensees can be on a parcel of land.

How close can the premise be from a school?

Unless otherwise allowed by local jurisdiction, the premise cannot be located less than 600 feet from a school. A school includes k-12th grade, day care, and youth centers.

Is a premises diagram required with the license application?

Yes, a premises diagram is required.

Does the landowner of the premise have to approve of the commercial cannabis activity?

Yes, the landowner of the premise must provide approval.


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