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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 10. Cannabis [26000 - 26260]

  ( 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. )


(a) All commercial cannabis activity shall be conducted between licensees, except as otherwise provided in this division.

(b) A person that holds a state testing laboratory license under this division is prohibited from licensure for any other activity, except testing, as authorized under this division. A person that holds a state testing laboratory license shall not employ an individual who is also employed by any other licensee that does not hold a state testing laboratory license.

(c) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a person may apply for and be issued more than one license under this division.

(d) Each applicant or licensee shall apply for, and if approved, shall obtain, a separate license for each location where it engages in commercial cannabis activity.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 253, Sec. 3. (AB 133) Effective September 16, 2017. Note: This section was added on Nov. 8, 2016, by initiative Prop. 64.)