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    DCR Update: Social Equity Individual Applicant Eligibility Verification Opening on May 26, 2022

    May 4, 2022

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) will be opening a new verification period so individuals can request to be verified as Social Equity Individual Applicants. Social Equity Individual Applicant (“SEIA”) Verification is a process by which

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    Licensing Webinar Part II on April 14th from 2-3:30pm

    April 11, 2022

    Since September 2021, the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) has been working with the City Council to amend Los Angeles Municipal Code Section 104.00 et seq. (Cannabis Procedures Ordinance). The recently adopted ordinance and Rules and

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    DCR Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend

    January 13, 2022

      DCR will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend Friday, January 14, 2022 to Monday, January 17, 2022 Licensing analysts are reviewing and processing applications during the holiday closure. Inspections previously scheduled will

  • Virtual Public Counter is Closed December 24-31, 2021
    DCR Virtual Public Counter is Closed December 24-31, 2021

    December 15, 2021

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) will be closed December 24 to December 31, 2021.  During this time, the virtual public counter will be closed, including phone lines and email correspondence. However, all other DCR activities will

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    DCR’s Licensing Portal Temporarily Disabled September 1, 2021

    August 31, 2021

    Access to DCR’s Licensing Portal will be temporarily disabled Wednesday, September 1, beginning at 12:00 a.m., through Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. for maintenance and updates to our licensing system associated with modification

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    Important Information re Notice of Public Convenience or Necessity (PCN) Application Filing

    March 18, 2021

    The City’s cannabis licensing law, known specifically as the Cannabis Procedure Ordinance, limits the number of Retail, Cultivation and Volatile-Manufacturing Commercial Cannabis Activity Licenses by Community Plan Area (CPA) based on the definition

  • February 24, 2021 Department Update Los Angeles City Council approves ordinance 186919 concerning renewal fee payment extensions for Department of Cannabis Regulation applicants and licensees. Please click for more details.
    Los Angeles City Council Approves Ordinance 186919

    February 24, 2021

    Renewal Fee Payment Extensions for Department of Cannabis Regulation Applicants and Licensees On February 10, 2021, the Los Angeles City Council approved Ordinance 186919 (the “Ordinance”) that (1) allows for a one-time late submission of 2020 and

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    DCR’s Licensing Portal Temporarily Disabled

    October 19, 2020

    Access to DCR’s Licensing Portal will be temporarily disabled Monday, October 19, 2020 beginning at 12:00 p.m. through Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. for internal maintenance in preparation for new application processing the October 20, 2020

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    Update: 10/8 CRC Executive Director’s Report and Tutorial Videos

    October 16, 2020

    On Thursday, October 8, 2020, Executive Director Packer provided an Executive Director's report presentation during a special Cannabis Regulation Commission meeting.  The report presentation provided an update regarding the status of the City’s