NEW - San José to Allow Non-Medical Cannabis at Existing Registered Collectives beginning January 1, 2018
As of January 1, 2018, the City of San José will allow existing Registered Medical Marijuana Collectives to sell or provide non-medical cannabis to those age 21 and older if they obtain a state license to do so. Non-medical cannabis includes recreational or "adult use" cannabis or marijuana.
Existing Registered Collectives would also be allowed to cultivate, process, manufacture, and distribute non-medical cannabis to other state-licensed cannabis businesses (with a state license). If approved for delivery, Registered Collectives may also to deliver non-medical cannabis to adults 21 and older.
There are 16 Registered Collectives in San José. Any operators not on this list are violating local and state law.
It is illegal for any cannabis entity to operate in San José without first getting a Notice of Completed Registration as a Medical and/or Non-Medical Cannabis Collective from the City. Violators are subject to closure and fines of up to $50,000 per offense, per day.
Registered Collectives registered to do delivery are listed here. All other delivery businesses are prohibited in San José, and any businesses that deliver in San José are doing so in violation of local and state law. Violators are subject to closure and fines of up to $50,000 per offense, per day.
Customers, patients and caregivers are cautioned to not patronize illegal businesses.
San José's Cannabis Program
The City’s regulations apply to all types of cannabis operations including collectives, businesses, dispensaries, manufacturing facilities, delivery services, cultivation, extraction, etc.
Where Can Medical and Non-Medical Cannabis Collectives/Businesses Operate?