Santa Clara prohibits commercial marijuana activities, but 2023 DCC regulations have exempted weed delivery from the list of cannabis activities that California municipalities can ban. Hence, registered medical cannabis patients, caregivers, and adults aged 21 or older living in Santa Clara can request marijuana deliveries from dispensaries in other California cities.
Yes, medical marijuana delivery is legal in Santa Clara. Although Section 18.102.010 of the City Code prohibits commercial business activities, California-licensed dispensaries can deliver medicinal cannabis products to patients or caregivers in Santa Clara. This is in line with the 2023 DCC Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations.
Yes, licensed dispensaries can deliver recreational cannabis to eligible consumers in Santa Clara per the new DCC regulations. However, Section 18.102.030 of the Santa Clara City Code prohibits weed deliveries originating from the city.
While no dispensary operates in Santa Clara, eligible marijuana users can order marijuana products from California-licensed dispensaries for delivery in the city. They can do so using dispensaries' online shop menus or by phone. Section 15416 of the new DCC regulations allows employees of weed delivery services to deliver marijuana orders in any jurisdiction in California, including Santa Clara.
No more than 8 ounces of usable cannabis can be ordered by a qualifying medical cannabis patient or caregiver for delivery in Santa Clara. Recreational marijuana consumers in the city can order up to 8 grams of concentrated cannabis and 28.5 grams of marijuana.
Adults aged 21 years and over may use weed delivery services for recreational marijuana delivery in Santa Clara. On the other hand, only patients aged 18 or older or caregivers for under-18 cannabis patients can use medical marijuana delivery services in the city.
Marijuana dispensaries with Type 9 (non-storefront) and Type 10 (storefront) retail licenses obtained from the California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) may provide weed delivery services in Santa Clara. However, such licensees cannot operate from the city, as the Santa Clara City Code prohibits commercial marijuana business operations.
No weed delivery service operates from Santa Clara currently. However, marijuana consumers in the city can find weed delivery services near them by checking with dispensaries in neighboring towns/cities.
An ID is required to receive a weed delivery in Santa Clara. Delivery personnel will only part with a customer's order where the buyer is available and can produce a valid ID. In compliance with California laws, medical marijuana patients or caregivers must present their medical marijuana cards or physicians' recommendations. Also, recreational consumers must provide valid government-issued IDs to receive weed deliveries.