Frequently Asked Questions

By Consumers

How much cannabis can I carry on my person?

You can carry up to one ounce of cannabis and up to eight grams of concentrated cannabis. 


How much cannabis can I carry in my car?

It is illegal for you to have an open container of cannabis in a car or other vehicle while driving, operating or riding in the passenger seat. If you have cannabis in a vehicle, it must be in an approved sealed package or container. Otherwise, it must be kept in the trunk of the vehicle. 


Now that recreational cannabis is legal, can I still get fired by my employer?

Yes, employers still have the right to prohibit the use of cannabis by their employees, and therefore fire an employee for using cannabis, on or off the job. Know your Employer's Cannabis workplace policy.


How much can I grow in my home?

You can  plant, harvest, dry, and process up to six cannabis plants inside of your private residence or on the grounds of your private residence. 


Can I consume cannabis inside my car?

Not, it is against the law to smoke cannabis in an operating vehicle.


Can I travel to another state with legally purchased cannabis?

No, it is against the law to cross state lines even with legally purchased cannabis.


Can I give cannabis away?

If you are 21 or older, you can give away up to one ounce of cannabis and up to eight grams of concentrated cannabis to a another person 21 or older.


By Commercial Entrepreneurs

Now that recreational cannabis is legal, can I start selling?

To sell cannabis, you need a local license and a license from the California Bureau of Cannabis Control. Know your city regulations and discuss with an attorney if you are considering opening a cannabis operation.


Can i start growing in my home for my upcoming cannabis business?

You can plant, harvest, dry, and process only up to six cannabis plants inside of your private residence or on the grounds of your private residence. If you are considering opening a cannabis operation, please seek legal advice from an attorney.


I have the perfect location, can I start my cannabis business?

Cities may have stricter laws about cannabis that are in addition to the state law. Know your local cannabis laws.