Department of Cannabis Regulation Events

In the interest of the health of our community and in accordance with Mayor Garcetti’s directives, DCR has made the following modification to its services:

  • Cannabis Regulation Commission meetings are postponed until further notice.
  • The Public Health Inspection Compliance Workshop scheduled for March 21 has been postponed until further notice.
  • DCR’s Public Service Counters are currently closed.
  • DCR Licensing and Information Services are only available online at or by phone at 213-978-0738 from 10 am to 3 pm.

*The Department is currently assessing how to restore and improve services modified as a result of COVID-19. We appreciate your patience at this time.

Available Now: RFP Pre-Proposal Conference Presentation

On March 12, 2020 the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking contractors to Design and Facilitate Stakeholder Meetings and Community Listening Sessions. 

The Department postponed all in-person meetings on March 20, 2020 in line with Mayor Garcetti’s ‘Safer-at-Home’ Emergency Order. 

In lieu of an in-person Pre-Proposal Conference for this RFP, originally scheduled for March 26, 2020 the Department has uploaded Pre-Proposal Conference materials below and to

All additional dates related to this RFP remain the same. 

To access the Pre-Proposal Conference presentation, click HERE.

For additional information on the Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network’s Business Inclusion Program (BIP), click HERE

To submit a question concerning this RFP or for additional information, please contact Ethan Spalding at