Currently, all cannabis businesses and cannabis activities are banned in unincorporated areas of Riverside County. This includes cultivating, manufacturing, processing, storing, testing, labeling, distributing, delivering, or selling medical or adult-use cannabis and cannabis products. This ban will remain in place until the County adopts a comprehensive regulatory framework for cannabis businesses. For more information, please refer to our FAQ page.
To report cannabis businesses operating illegally in the County's unincorporated areas, please contact the Riverside County Code Enforcement Department at (951) 955-2004 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The State adopted Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) to streamline medical and adult use cannabis regulations and permits at the state level. Click on the following link for the State's regulations and legislation, but please note that the State will not issue licenses, without a local license, permit, or other authorization showing compliance to local requirements.