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California Cannabis Premises


Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Can alcohol and tobacco be sold on same premises as cannabis?

No.

Does each premise require a license?

Yes, each premise requires a license.

Does premises mean parcel of land or property lot?

No, it is not the same.

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

Yes, each premise is required to be licensed.


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