Local Law

General Information 

Please note: Cannabis laws and policies are continuously evolving -- DCR encourages members of the public to stay engaged and informed about cannabis law and policy within the City of Los Angeles by reviewing information and resources available online and signing up for informational emails from the Department of Cannabis, and notices regarding the Cannabis Regulation Commission.


Department and Commission Authority 

Department of Cannabis Regulation and Cannabis Regulation Commission


Cannabis Procedures 

Recent Amendment: The Cannabis Procedures have been amended by Ord. No. 186,703, Eff. 7/10/20. Click here to view Ord. No. 186,703.


Cannabis Location Restrictions

Cannabis Location Restrictions - Article 5, Chapter X of the Los Angeles Municipal Code


Cannabis Advertising

Advertising of Cannabis, Cannabis Products, and Cannabis Activity


Cannabis Taxation and Enforcement

Cannabis Enforcement, Taxation, and Regulation Act