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  • Business, Licensing and Compliance Assistance Program
    June 2023 Cannadispatch

    June 5, 2023

    Calling the Los Angeles cannabis community. Don’t get left behind. Click now to RSVP Happy June. The public is invited to the largest free summertime professional development, business and networking event hosted by the Los Angeles Department ...

  • June News Bulletin, Department of Cannabis Regulation
    June 2023 News Bulletin

    June 1, 2023

    Greetings, Welcome to our June edition of the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) news bulletin. During Pride Month, the City of Los Angeles will see parades, picnics, and concerts, among other festivities, honoring and celebrating the impacts ...

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    DCR Reinstates Processing Timelines

    May 17, 2023

    Over the past year, DCR has made a considerable effort to improve customer service and provide more transparency to our stakeholders, Licensees, and Applicants. Part of this effort included hiring additional staff to process applications ...

  • The BLC Cannadispatch
    May Cannadispatch

    May 2, 2023

    Happy International Workers' Day International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day in some countries and often referred to as May Day, is a global celebration of laborers and workers which occurs every year on May 1st. The Department of ...

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    April 2023 News Bulletin

    April 20, 2023

    Happy 4/20 There is much lore about the origins of 4/20, a day specially dedicated to celebrating cannabis and cannabis culture.  Whatever the true story is, DCR wishes everyone a safe 4/20! DCR is incredibly excited to report that on this 4/20 ...

  • Business, Licensing and Compliance Assistance Program
    April 2023 Cannadispatch Newsletter

    April 7, 2023

    Spring Has Sprung As we emerge from a record Los Angeles rainfall this winter, the magic of spring has arrived. From ancient times to modern times, spring represents a season of rebirth, new beginnings, hope, and life blossoming.  The ...

  • Department of Cannabis Regulation
    March 2023 News Bulletin

    April 4, 2023

    Greetings! The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) is leading local applicants and current operators into a new phase of the licensing process. As the State of California moves away from provisional licensing into a more permanent annual ...

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    Licensing 101 w/Jason Killeen on Friday, April 14, 2023

    April 4, 2023

    View Webinar Archive If you’re currently going through or plan to go through the application process and require assistance, here’s your chance to learn everything you need to know and more. Join DCR on Friday, April 14, 2023 at 3 ...

  • March 31st Provisional Deadline Webinar
    Provisional Deadline and Annual Licensing Webinar March 23rd at 6 PM

    March 13, 2023

    Preparing for the Department of Cannabis Control's March 31st Deadline and Annual Licensing Thursday, March 23rd 6:00 - 7:30 PM RSVP Here This webinar will present strategies for preparing for annual licensure at both the City and State ...

  • Business, Licensing and Compliance Assistance Program
    March Cannadispatch

    March 6, 2023

    The Department of Cannabis Regulation’s (DCR) Social Equity Program (SEP) celebrates Women’s History Month and recognizes their valuable everyday contributions to advance, equality, justice, and opportunity for all. A huge thank you to the nearly ...