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    Licensing Portal Maintenance

    May 31, 2023

    The Licensing Portal for the Department of Cannabis Regulation will be down for maintenance beginning at 5:00 PM PT, Wednesday, May 31, 2023. During this maintenance period, the ability to create new applications and modification requests will be ...

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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 ...

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    Special Edition: Q & A Virtual Lunch Hour - May 10, 2023

    May 3, 2023

    Join DCR’s Assistant Executive Director Jason Killeen for a special edition of the Q&A Virtual Lunch Hour on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, from 12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. Pacific Time. For this session, DCR will focus on the Annual License Application process ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    State Provisional License Deadline: EXTENDED TO MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2023 (per the DCC)

    March 29, 2023

    The deadline to apply for a provisional license from the State of California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) is fast approaching. After April 3, 2023, Social Equity Applicants who DO NOT receive a DCC provisional license must obtain a license ...

  • 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 ...