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    DCR September 2021 Webinar Series

    September 9, 2021

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation's (DCR's) Business, Licensing, and Compliance Assistance (BLC) Program is hosting a series of webinars to provide you with the knowledge and skills to open your own cannabis business in the City of Los Angeles

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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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    SEED Grant Program Available Now!

    April 20, 2021

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) is pleased to announce the launch of the SEED Grant Program! Beginning on April 20, 2021, all verified Social Equity Individual Applicants will be able to apply for direct financial assistance through SEED

  • DCR Award 2021
    DCR Awarded Additional $2M from California Cannabis Equity Grant Program

    March 18, 2021

    On March 15, 2021, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced that the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Cannabis Regulation has been awarded $2,030,997.42 in grant funding from the California Cannabis Equity Grant

  • Website Update 3.11.21
    LACBA Pro Bono Legal Services Available Now for Phase 3 Retail Round 1 Applicants

    March 11, 2021

    The Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Cannabis Section (LACBA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, has created a Pro Bono Legal Assistance program which will operate through the LACBA’s SmartLaw Referral Service for Phase 3 Retail Round

  • 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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    Now Available: Informational Workshop for Phase 3 Retail Round 1 Applicants Recording and Presentation

    December 23, 2020

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) hosted an informational workshop for Phase 3 Retail Round 1 (P3RR1) Social Equity Applicants (deemed eligible for further processing) on Saturday, December 19, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Pacific

  • Holiday CLosing 2020
    DCR Office Closed December 24, 2020 - January 3, 2021

    December 21, 2020

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) will be closed December 24, 2020 - January 3, 2021.  During this time, DCR will continue processing applications, pre-application requests, modification requests, Public Convenience or Necessity (PCN)

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    DCR Concludes Review of Phase 3 Retail Round 1 Social Equity Applications

    December 2, 2020

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) has concluded its review of all eligible Phase 3 Retail Round 1 (P3RR1) applications and identified 200 Social Equity Individual Applicants eligible for further processing. Now determined eligible for

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    Extended Deadline - Response Requested: California Cannabis Equity Survey

    November 23, 2020

    The City of Los Angeles is requesting that ALL cannabis business licensees and applicants and ALL verified Social Equity Applicants complete the following survey by Friday, December 18, 2020, in compliance with the reporting requirements of the