Industry Licensing Law & Compliance for California Cannabis Premises, 2022 Industry News, Events, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Premises


Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

Does each premise require a license?

Yes, each premise requires a license.

Is a premises diagram required with the license application?

Yes, a premises diagram is required.

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.)

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

Yes, each premise is required to be licensed.

Does premises mean parcel of land or property lot?

No, it is not the same.

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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