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    January 2023 News Bulletin

    January 31, 2023

    Our monthly news bulletin premieres today. Here’s a sneak peek on what’s inside: An invitation to the Cannabis & Capital forum When things change: Modification Request 101 Webinar California Excise Tax Structure Alteration: What it means for ...

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    2022 End-of-year News Bulletin

    December 23, 2022

    Seasons Greetings, The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) congratulates our new Mayor Karen Bass and looks forward to working with her to reach her top goals. DCR has made significant strides towards efficiency and its mission to create a ...

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    Results of the Phase 3 Retail Round 2 Lottery

    December 8, 2022

    On December 8, 2022, the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) successfully conducted the retail application lottery, also known as the Phase 3 Retail Round 2 Lottery (Lottery). The Lottery process selected 100 verified Social Equity Individual ...

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    P3RR2 Lottery Announcement

    December 7, 2022

    On November 30, 2022, a lawsuit was filed in federal district court challenging the City’s upcoming retail cannabis application lottery. The lawsuit is part of a nationwide trend of coordinated legal proceedings seeking to dismantle social equity ...

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    P3RR2 Lottery Reminder & Important Information on Pending Lawsuit

    December 7, 2022

    This is a reminder that the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) will administer the Phase 3 Retail Round 2 Lottery (Lottery) at 2:00 P.M. Pacific Time (PT) on Thursday, December 8, 2022. Notice is hereby given under Los Angeles Municipal Code ...

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    Summary from DCR on the 2022 SEIA Verification Process

    October 31, 2022

    Greetings, The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) thanks you for your participation in the 2022 Social Equity Individual Applicant (SEIA) verification process. Please know that DCR’s goal was to verify as many individuals as Social Equity ...

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    Q & A Session on SEIA Verification, Lottery Registration, and Next Steps on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

    October 26, 2022

    Join a special edition of the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) hour-long virtual Q&A session with Assistant Executive Director Jason Killeen on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. For the first half of this virtual ...

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    SEIA Eligibility Verification Has Concluded and the Phase 3 Retail Round 2 (P3RR2) Lottery Registration Period Open NOW

    October 24, 2022

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) has concluded its review of all Social Equity Individual Applicant (SEIA) verification requests. To check your status, you may visit DCR’s website to view an embedded table of the final results of the 2022 ...

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    P3RR2 Lottery Registration Period Opens on Monday, October 24, 2022 by 10AM

    October 21, 2022

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) will conclude its review of all Social Equity Individual Applicant (SEIA) eligibility verification requests on October 23, 2022. To check your status, you may visit this webpage to view an embedded table of ...

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    Licensees with Temporary Approval - Required Attestation Form & Deadline

    October 21, 2022

    Greetings, My name is Rocky Wiles and I am pleased to inform you about the Department of Cannabis Regulation’s (DCR) new Compliance and Enforcement Division (CED). The CED’s mission is to achieve compliance through a progressive enforcement and ...