Legal Businesses

Within the City’s new regulatory program, businesses must have either Temporary Approval or a License to engage in commercial cannabis activity. This page will feature a comprehensive list and map of all businesses with Temporary Approval or a License to sell Medicinal or Adult-Use cannabis and cannabis products.

Note: The Department of Cannabis Regulation is currently working to issue Temporary Approvals to Existing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries who qualify for “Prop M Priority Processing”.

List of Current Legally Operating Businesses

There are currently no businesses with Temporary Approval or a License to sell Medicinal or Adult-Use cannabis and cannabis products; please check back regularly for updates.

If you suspect a business is engaged in unlicensed commercial cannabis activity, please let us know. Click here to report an unlicensed and/or illegal cannabis business.

What To Know About Legal Cannabis Retailers

Prominent Display of Temporary Approval or License

A Temporary Approval or License must be prominently displayed at the Business Premises in a manner that makes it readable from the exterior of the Business Premises.

Prominent Display of Neighborhood Liaison

Business must identify and assign an employee as the official Neighborhood Liaison to receive and address complaints 24 hours a day. The name, contact number and email address of the Neighborhood Liaison must be prominently displayed at the Business Premises in a manner that makes it readable from the exterior of the Business Premises.

Responsible Premises Management

Licensees are responsible for monitoring both patron and employee conduct on the Business Premises and within parking areas under their control to assure behavior does not adversely affect or detract from the quality of life for adjoining residents, property owners, and businesses. The licensee shall properly manage the Business Premises to discourage illegal, criminal, or nuisance activity on the Business Premises and any parking areas which have been made available or are commonly used for patron or employee parking.

Loitering is prohibited on or around the Business Premises or the area under control of the Business.
“No Loitering, Public Drinking, or Public Smoking/Consumption of Cannabis” signs shall be posted in and outside of the Business Premises.

The property and all associated parking, including the adjacent area under the control of the Licensee and any sidewalk or alley, shall be maintained in an attractive condition and shall be kept free of obstruction, trash, litter and debris at all times.

Hours of Operation

Retailers may only sell and deliver cannabis goods between the hours of 6:00 a.m. Pacific Time and 10:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Daily Limits

A retailer shall not sell more than the following amounts to a single adult-use cannabis customer in a single day:

  • 28.5 grams of non-concentrated cannabis
  • 8 grams of concentrated cannabis, including concentrated cannabis contained in cannabis products
  • 6 immature cannabis plants

A retailer shall not sell more than the following amounts to a single medicinal cannabis patient, or to a patient’s primary caregiver purchasing medicinal cannabis on behalf of the patient, in a single day:

  • 8 ounces of medicinal cannabis
  • 12 immature cannabis plants

A medicinal cannabis customer may purchase an amount of medicinal cannabis consistent with the patient's needs as recommended and evidenced by a valid physician’s recommendation.

The Following Activities are Prohibited at the Business Premises of a Legal Cannabis Business:

  • The Sale of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco Products
  • The Consumption of Cannabis and Alcohol
  • The Issuance of Physician Recommendations or Approvals
  • Free Samples

To File a Complaint Against a Legally Operating Cannabis Businesses, please click here.