Adult Use Regulations – Starting January 1st 2018

California adult-use sales started on January 1, 2018.

Yes. There will be no change in our  pickup and delivery services.

No. You only need a government-issued identification card showing that you are 21 years old or over.

In 2018, state laws will limit the quantity of cannabis a person can buy per day. Because of this, Alternatives is required to scan your ID card. Your personal information will NOT be stored ANYWHERE. Alternatives takes privacy very seriously.

Yes. With the legalization of adult-use cannabis, the city and the state will increase taxes on cannabis sales at all California dispensaries and delivery services. The specific tax increases depends on your city. These tax increases started January 1, 2018.

If you would like to learn more about California Adult-Use Cannabis taxes, please visit California Department of Tax and Fee Administration website

State law limits adults to purchase one ounce (28.5 grams) of non-concentrated cannabis (flower), eight (8) grams of concentrated cannabis, and six (6) clones (immature plants) per day.
Yes. For adult-use sales, no single edible package can contain more than 100mg of THC. Edible products must also contain no more than 10mg THC per serving.
Alternatives prides itself on the quality and size of its menu of products. We will continue to offer you the best quality cannabis products at the best price. However, licensing and regulatory issues may limit selection in some cases, especially in early 2018.

No. Most public spaces prohibit smoking or vaping cannabis products. This includes Alternatives’ parking lot.

Not right away, although we will probably see child-resistant packaging guidelines for individual products roll out throughout 2018. Current regulations require dispensaries to provide child-resistant, re-sealable “exit bags” for customers. At home, it is important to keep your cannabis in a safe spot away from children and pets.
Alternatives will continue to serve medical patients, however, we will not be able to sell quantities in excess of one ounce of non-concentrated cannabis (flower) or eight grams of concentrated cannabis.
You can carry one ounce of non-concentrated cannabis (flower) and eight grams of concentrated cannabis.
You can gift one ounce of non-concentrated cannabis (flower) and eight grams of concentrated cannabis at one time.
No. Driving under the influence of cannabis is illegal and dangerous.
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