Licensing Law & Compliance Attorney for California Cannabis Owners, 2019 Important News, Attorney Information & Updates

California Cannabis Owner Disclosures

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Banks are not required to be named.

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.

Are fingerprints required of the owner?

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

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.

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

Do people with financial interests in the business have to disclose this on the application?

Yes, any person with financial interests must be disclosed.


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