No. Pursuant to Section 18.190.307 of the City of Fremont Marijuana Activities Municipal Ordinance, marijuana sale and delivery are prohibited in the city.
No. The Fremont Municipal Ordinance prohibits the operations of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
You cannot legally purchase cannabis online as there are no authorized weed dispensaries in the city.
There are currently no approved dispensaries in Fremont, as commercial cannabis operations are prohibited in the city.
Since the city has not authorized medical and recreational weed within its borders, there are no dispensary laws enacted in the jurisdiction.
Fremont recreational cannabis laws are adapted from the California MAUCRSA (Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act). These laws include:
No more than six marijuana plants may be cultivated per residence. Such cultivation may only be carried out by a resident aged 21 or older
Cannabis cultivation may only be conducted within a personal residence or in an attached garage or other fully enclosed and locked accessory structure situated exclusively on property owned or legally possessed by the cultivator. Cannabis cultivation may not occur outdoors
Cultivation of cannabis is only allowed for personal use
A cannabis cultivation area may not exceed 32 square feet measured by the marijuana canopy, and the cannabis plant may not exceed ten linear feet in height. The cannabis cultivation area must be a single designated area
No exterior evidence shall be visible from outside the building where cannabis cultivation occurs
For cannabis cultivation on a rental property, the lessee must notify the property owner or manager of the cultivation before commencing cannabis cultivation on such a property
Before starting cannabis cultivation indoors for personal use in the city, the cultivator must register the site with the Fremont Police Department pursuant to Section 18.190.307(c)(4)(O)
While Fremont prohibits the establishment of medical weed dispensaries in all zones in the city, residents may legally cultivate up to six cannabis plants indoors for medical purposes. The delivery of medical marijuana is also banned in the city.
You may obtain a medical marijuana card in Fremont by scheduling an appointment with the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD). To schedule an appointment with the Department, call the ACPHD at (510) 268-2977.
The medical marijuana card is issued under the California medical marijuana identification card program (MMICP) established following the passage of Senate Bill 420. MMICP requires counties to implement an optional patient identification card program. A registered patient may use the identification card as proof of obtaining a physician's recommendation to use marijuana for medical reasons.
In order to be eligible to obtain a medical marijuana card in Fremont, you must:
Reside in Fremont
Be aged 18 or older. If under 18, documentation proving that you are emancipated or have obtained approval from your parent or legal guardian will be required
Have a serious health condition, such as anorexia, AIDS, muscle spasms, seizures, glaucoma, migraine, chronic pain, cancer, arthritis, cachexia, and severe nausea. Other conditions such as those that limit your ability to conduct one or more major life activities as identified under the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act may qualify
Obtain a recommendation from your attending physician attesting that medical marijuana use is appropriate for your condition
Be a designated caregiver whose patient meets the four conditions stated above
At your appointment at the county public health department, the following will be required:
A completed original MMIC application form
The original written recommendation from your attending physician on official letterhead or completed on the CDPH 9044 form
A government-issued photo identification, such as a State of California-issued driver's license, California ID, Veterans Administration ID Card, and the United States Passport
Proof of residence in Alameda County, such as a current utility bill, mortgage payment receipt, or California motor vehicle registration having your current address in Alameda County
Application Fee. The standard application fee is $100, while Medi-Cal beneficiaries are eligible for a 50% reduction in the application fee ($50). Note that the application fee is non-refundable
The county public health department’s address is:
1100 San Leandro Boulevard
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: (510) 268-2977
eFax: (510) 273-3762
It may take up to 35 days for your medical marijuana identification card to be ready. To guarantee delivery, a county health department staff will contact you for pick-up when the card is available for pick up.
You can consume cannabis inside private residences in the city. If you live in a rented unit, you must obtain permission from the landlord before consuming cannabis in such a dwelling. You can also not consume cannabis in public places or on federally owned lands in the city.
You cannot yet purchase cannabis in Fremont as the state bans the establishment of cannabis dispensaries within its borders.
Selling cannabis in Fremont is illegal as all forms of commercial cannabis operations are currently illegal in the city.
Cannabis sales and purchases are illegal in Fremont.
Smoking cannabis in public is illegal in Fremont, including in locations such as:
Common areas in multi-unit residential dwellings
All enclosed building areas, which are public places or places of employment
Within all multi-unit residential buildings constructed
Service areas such as ATM lines, bus stops, and ticket lines
Outdoor dining areas
Commercial area sidewalks
Stadiums, amphitheaters, and outdoor assembly places
Within 25 feet of an entrance, exit, operational window, or air intake vent to any building where smoking is prohibited
Private residences, when used as family daycare homes or healthcare facilities
In public transit or vehicles for hire, such a taxicabs and employer pool vehicles
Private motel or hotel rooms rented to guests
Pursuant to Section 11362.1 (1) of the Health and Safety Code, it is not a violation of municipal or state law for a resident 21 or older to possess, process, transport, purchase, acquire, or give away without compensation up to 28.5 grams of cannabis to another person 21 or older. According to the Health and Safety Code section 11362.1 (2), it is legal for a person 21 or older to possess, process, transport, acquire, receive, or transfer to another person 21 or older without remuneration up to eight grams of concentrated cannabis, including cannabis products.
Transporting cannabis over state lines into Fremont is prohibited since doing so is a federal violation punishable by severe penalties.
No. You cannot order cannabis online in Fremont as cannabis retail, and delivery is illegal in the city.
There are no approved 24-hour dispensaries in Fremont, as all forms of cannabis retail are prohibited in the city.
No. Tourists cannot use dispensaries in Fremont as no dispensaries are authorized to sell cannabis in the city.
There are no authorized dispensaries in Fremont as commercial cannabis activities are banned in the city
There are currently no approved dispensaries in Fremont.
Fremont prohibits cannabis dispensaries from operating in the city
There are no approved recreational and medical dispensaries in Fremont.
Fremont does not allow marijuana dispensaries to operate in its jurisdiction.
You cannot visit an approved marijuana dispensary in Fremont, as the city prohibits the establishment of commercial cannabis businesses.
Recreational and medical marijuana dispensaries are not operational in Fremont due to the city's ban on such cannabis operations.
There are no authorized dispensaries in Fremont.
The City of Fremont prohibits the operation of dispensaries in the city
The City of Fremont has not designated a cannabis regulating agency as cannabis manufacturing, distribution, and retail are prohibited within its borders.
If you notice any illegal cannabis activities in your neighborhood, contact the Fremont Police Department at (510) 790-6800.