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

California Cannabis Premises

Frequently Asked Questions

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?


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

Yes, the landowner of the premise must provide approval.

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.

Is a premises diagram required with the license application?

Yes, a premises diagram is required.

Does premises mean parcel of land or property lot?

No, it is not the same.


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