Industry Licensing Law & Compliance for California Cannabis Owners, 2021 Industry News, Events, Information & Updates

California Cannabis Owner Disclosures

Frequently Asked Questions

What information is required from person with financial interests in the cannabis business?

For non-owners that have a financial interest, the following information must be included for each person:
• Name
• Birthdate
• Government issued ID Number

If owner has history of criminal conviction, can owner offer evidence of rehabilitation?

Yes, owner can provide evidence of rehabilitation with the application.

Are owners required to disclose any criminal convictions?

Yes, owners are required to disclose any criminal convictions.

Are there exceptions to financial interest holders being required to named in applications?

Banks are not required to be named.

Are fingerprints required of the owner?

Yes, the owner(s) must submit their fingerprints to the Department of Justice.

What constitutes a financial interest in the cannabis business?

A loan, investment, or any other equity into the cannabis business shall constitute a financial interest.

What are the requirements to be an owner of the cannabis business?

The following is considered to be an owner:

• CEO of an entity
• Person with interest of at least 20%
• A nonprofit board of director's member
• Person involved with management of business


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