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Marijuana Business Licenses

The Business License Division within the Department of Financial Management is the licensing authority for all medical marijuana businesses in the City of Long Beach. 

The City of Long Beach is currently designing regulations regarding the licensing of medical marijuana businesses. The City is not issuing licenses for recreational marijuana businesses at this time. It is illegal to operate any marijuana business in the City of Long Beach without having the proper state and/or local licenses. 


Important Updates

Property Owner Authorization Form

Applicants who do not own the proposed business property must submit the Property Owner Authorization Form. 


Please check the website periodically for updates regarding medical and recreational marijuana in the City of Long Beach. 

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