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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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    Commercial Cannabis Facility Public Health Inspection Compliance and Emblem Program Webinar

    April 26, 2022

    April 28, 2022 Update: You can view the video archive below Join the City of Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) for a Commercial Cannabis Facility Public Health

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    The FIRST ever Q&A Virtual Lunch Hour with Jason Killeen

    April 26, 2022

    Join DCR’s Assistant Executive Director Jason Killeen for an hour long virtual Q&A session on Tuesday, May 3 during lunchtime from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Grab your lunch and take advantage of this unique opportunity to discuss cannabis licensing with the

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    Celebrate 4/20 Responsibly

    April 20, 2022

    Did you know: Cannabis products from unlicensed retailers can contain pesticides, fecal matter, and other toxic substances? Products from licensed cannabis retail stores and delivery shops are laboratory tested. Stay healthy; shop legal. This 4

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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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    Licensing Webinar on March 30th from 1-2:30pm

    March 24, 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 most recent proposal provides application process

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    March / April 2022 Newsletter

    March 14, 2022

    Greetings, In 2017, I was tasked with the challenge of establishing the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) that would be responsible for administering the City’s first commercial cannabis licensing process in response to state-wide cannabis

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    DCR Transmits Report to City Council Regarding Interim Budget Request and Proposed Amendments to 1/18/22 Revised Motion (C.F. 21-1083)

    February 1, 2022

    DCR has transmitted a report to the City Council regarding an interim budget request and proposed amendments to the Los Angeles Municipal Code regarding the City’s commercial cannabis licensing and Social Equity Program.  Beginning on June 30

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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

  • Expedited Services Available Beginning December 27, 2021
    Expedited Services Available Beginning December 27, 2021

    December 23, 2021

    Beginning December 27, 2021, Applicants and Licensees may request expedited processing of application or modification records by emailing dcrlicensing@lacity.org within 72-hours of submitting a complete Pre-Application Review, Temporary Approval, or