Licensing Law & Compliance Attorney for California Cannabis Premises, 2019 Important News, Attorney 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.

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.

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?

No.

Is a premises diagram required with the license application?

Yes, a premises diagram is required.


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