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

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 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.

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

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

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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