Santa Monica permits weed delivery to qualifying medical cannabis patients and recreational marijuana users in the city. Marijuana delivery services provide a more convenient way of purchasing cannabis products, as consumers can place their orders online and have the products delivered at home. Only California-licensed dispensaries can provide weed delivery services in Santa Monica.
Yes. The Santa Monica Municipal Code, Section 9.31.185(F), permits medical marijuana delivery to registered cannabis patients and caregivers as defined in Section 11362.5 of the California Health and Safety Code (HSC).
Yes, it is legal to have recreational cannabis delivered in Santa Monica. The 2023 DCC Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations allow employees of licensed weed delivery services to deliver recreational marijuana in all California cities, including Santa Monica.
California cannabis laws give room for online marijuana sales. Eligible consumers in Santa Monica can order cannabis products online from shop menus provided on California-licensed dispensaries' websites. Alternatively, they can place their orders by phone and have the products delivered to them in Santa Monica by dispensaries' delivery drivers.
No registered medical cannabis patient may order more than 8 ounces of usable cannabis for delivery in Santa Monica. The maximum amount a recreational user can purchase for delivery in the city is 8 grams of cannabis concentrates and 28.5 grams of non-concentrated marijuana.
Qualifying cannabis patients aged 18 or older in Santa Monica can use medical marijuana delivery services. Registered patients who are minors must use the help of their caregivers whenever they need to order marijuana products. On the other hand, only adults who are at least 21 years old can use recreational weed delivery services in the city.
Cannabis dispensaries with non-storefront (delivery-only) or storefront licenses issued by the California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) qualify for weed delivery services in Santa Monica.
Licensed dispensaries are authorized to deliver cannabis in Santa Monica. So, eligible consumers in the city can check with dispensaries in their neighborhoods and ask if they offer delivery services.
Yes. California marijuana laws require anyone ordering cannabis for delivery in Santa Monica to have a valid government-issued ID or a medical marijuana card, whichever is applicable. A registered medical cannabis patient can present their physician's recommendation instead of a medical cannabis card.