Where Can I Start a Legal Cannabis Business?

Find out which cannabis businesses can operate legally in California

Legal cannabis business location finder

California marijuana laws are changing fast as local cities and counties react to recent state legislation. Learn where you can cultivate, manufacture, distribute, or dispense legal marijuana in the state. Even if your city or county does not currently allow cannabis businesses, they may in the future.

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