Although Mission Viejo adopted ordinances to prohibit establishing or operating marijuana businesses within its boundaries, California cannabis laws permit weed delivery in every part of the state. The state's Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) published a set of cannabis regulations in 2023, and one of them overrides ordinances adopted by certain municipalities to ban marijuana delivery.
Yes. While Section 11.23A.004 of the Mission Viejo Code of Ordinances prohibits commercial medical marijuana businesses, medical marijuana delivery is legal in the city per the 2023 DCC Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations. These regulations allow cannabis delivery in all California cities, regardless of existing local ordinances.
Yes, recreational marijuana delivery is allowed in Mission Viejo in line with Section 15416 of the 2023 DCC regulations.
Although the Mission Viejo Code of Ordinances prohibits the establishment or operation of any cannabis business, residents are not barred from consuming marijuana products. They can order cannabis online or by phone from California-licensed dispensaries in other cities and instruct the dispensaries to deliver their products to them in Mission Viejo. In California, dispensaries usually make weed deliveries through their employees (delivery drivers).
Per time, recreational marijuana consumers in Mission Viejo can order up to 8 grams of marijuana concentrates and 1 ounce of marijuana flowers for delivery in the city. Registered medical cannabis patients may order up to 8 ounces of usable cannabis in line with California medical marijuana laws.
Any qualifying patient who is registered in the California Medical Marijuana Program and is at least 18 years old can use a medical marijuana delivery service in Mission Viejo. Caregivers for under-18 patients can also order cannabis for delivery in the city. To use a recreational marijuana delivery service, a person must be at least 21 years old.
Out-of-city marijuana dispensaries with non-storefront (delivery-only) or storefront licenses from the California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) can provide weed delivery services in Mission Viejo.
Mission Viejo Code of Ordinances prohibits the establishment of marijuana businesses within the city's limits, but residents can use weed delivery services originating from other California cities. The DCC cannabis license search tool is handy for finding licensed marijuana retailers providing weed delivery services in Mission Viejo.
Yes, the identity of anyone receiving marijuana delivery in Mission Viejo must be verified by the delivery agent/driver in line with California weed delivery rules. Qualifying marijuana patients must provide their medical cannabis cards or physicians' recommendations, while recreational cannabis consumers must present valid government-issued IDs.