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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 10. Cannabis [26000 - 26250]

  ( Heading of Division 10 amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 27, Sec. 3. )
  

CHAPTER 5. Licensing [26050 - 26059]
  ( Chapter 5 added November 8, 2016, by initiative Proposition 64, Sec. 6.1. )

  
26059.  

An applicant shall not be denied a state license if the denial is based solely on any of the following:

(a) A conviction or act that is substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of the business or profession for which the application is made for which the applicant or licensee has obtained a certificate of rehabilitation pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 4852.01) of Title 6 of Part 3 of the Penal Code.

(b) A conviction that was subsequently dismissed pursuant to Section 1203.4, 1203.4a, or 1203.41 of the Penal Code or any other provision allowing for dismissal of a conviction.

(Added November 8, 2016, by initiative Proposition 64, Sec. 6.1.)