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Permit Licensing Law & Compliance for California Cannabis Premises, 2019 Essential News, Information & Updates

California Cannabis Premises

Frequently Asked Questions

Does each premise require a license?

Yes, each premise requires a license.

Does premises mean parcel of land or property lot?

No, it is not the same.

How many licensees may occupy a premise?

Only one may occupy a premise. However, there is an exception if the licensee holds both an M-License and A-License for the same commercial cannabis activity (ex. Distribution, sale, processing, etc.)

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


Is a premises diagram required with the license application?

Yes, a premises diagram is required.

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.

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

Yes, each premise is required to be licensed.


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