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How Does the Adult Use of Marijuana Act Affect the City of South San Francisco?

On November 8, 2016, California voters approved the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Cannabis Act (AUMA). The AUMA legalized the possession, use, and cultivation of non-medical cannabis for those who are 21 years of age or older and established a state system to regulate commercial cannabis activity. On June 27, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 94 (the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), which repealed the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), incorporated certain licensing provisions from MCRSA, and created a single regulatory scheme for both medical and non-medical cannabis.

The City of South San Francisco has reviewed and adopted regulations to permit certain Cannabis Businesses in the area east of the US-101 freeway.  For details on the application process, land use regulations and frequently asked questions, click on links below.