No. According to Chapter 9.40.030 of the Pico Rivera Municipal Code, commercial cannabis activities, including cannabis dispensaries, are expressly prohibited in all zones and areas of the city.
Medical marijuana dispensaries are banned in the city in accordance with Chapter 9.40 of the Pico Rivera Municipal Code. The Pico Rivera government issues no user permit or license for the establishment of a medical marijuana dispensary.
You cannot buy cannabis online in the city as there are no dispensaries in Pico Rivera. The city, per Chapter 9.40.030 (C) of the Pico Rivera Municipal Code, bans cannabis delivery services to customers in Pico Rivera, including deliveries originating from physical locations outside of the city.
The city’s ban on the establishment of cannabis dispensaries means there are no dispensaries to visit there.
The Pico Rivera Municipal Code does not allow dispensaries to operate in the city. Hence, no laws are codified in the ordinances for the operations of cannabis dispensaries.
Under the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, the following laws apply to recreational cannabis in Pico Rivera:
Adults over the age of 21 may lawfully hold up to 28.35 grams of cannabis or 8 grams of cannabis concentrate
Recreational cannabis purchases may only be made at California-licensed dispensaries. While Pico Rivera bans cannabis retailers, residents may legally purchase cannabis from other California cities
The outdoor cultivation of cannabis for personal use is illegal
Adults of legal age may cultivate up to six cannabis plants at any maturity level indoors. Per Chapter 9.40.040 of the Pico Rivera Municipal Code, it is unlawful to engage in the home cultivation of cannabis without a valid personal cultivation permit issued by the City of Pico Rivera
Cannabis consumption is prohibited in public
Driving under the influence of cannabis is illegal
Pico Rivera's medical cannabis laws are contained in Proposition 215. According to the provisions of the proposition:
Eligibility: If a Pico Rivera resident has a valid medical marijuana recommendation, the individual is permitted to possess and use cannabis as a treatment for an approved medical ailment. Note that a recommendation for medicinal marijuana written by a physician not licensed to practice in California will not be accepted at a medical cannabis dispensary
Possession Limit: Pico Rivera Patients who have been issued legal recommendations for medical marijuana are permitted to possess up to 8 ounces of marijuana in its dried form. They also have the option of obtaining higher quantities from dispensaries regulated by the Department of Cannabis Control, provided their certifying physicians provide approval for using higher cannabis limits
MMICP Participation: Under the California medical marijuana card identification program (MMICP), Pico Rivera patients may apply for medical marijuana cards if they want. Cardholders are exempt from paying sales and use taxes when purchasing medicinal cannabis at California dispensaries. Additionally, the California medical marijuana ID card provides legal protection against arrest for cannabis possession
Cultivation: The cultivation of marijuana plants at home for personal medicinal use is permitted, subject to a limitation on the total number of plants that may be grown. A qualified patient may not exceed 6 mature or 12 non-flowering marijuana plants. Note that under Pico Rivera laws, no patient or caregiver may cultivate marijuana plants without first obtaining a valid personal cultivation permit from the Pico Rivera city authorities
Cannabis Sharing: Patients are prohibited from sharing cannabis products and cultivated plants with other patients or non-patients
Public Cannabis Use: It is against the law to consume medical cannabis on federal property or in public places
Cannabis Transportation: It is illegal to transport medical cannabis from another state into Pico Rivera
Residents of the City of Pico Rivera seeking medical marijuana identification cards can obtain them from the Los Angeles County Department of Health (LADPH) if they meet certain criteria. These criteria include having a valid medical marijuana recommendation for one or more approved medical conditions in California and living permanently in the City of Pico Rivera.
Completed applications can be submitted in person at a scheduled visit to one of the LADPH offices in Baldwin Park or Inglewood or by mail. To schedule a visit with the LADPH, call (866) 621-2204. The Baldwin Park address is located at 5050 Commerce Drive, while the Inglewood office is located at 9800 S. La Cienega Boulevard.
During the scheduled visit or in the mail submission, applicants must provide:
A completed physician attestation
A written medical marijuana recommendation or completed CDPH 9044 form
A completed acknowledgment form
A completed medical marijuana application form
An acceptable government-issued ID
Proof of Pico Rivera residency
A $100 application fee. Medi-Cal beneficiaries are eligible for a reduced fee of $50, and applicants participating in the Los Angeles CMSP can avoid paying an application fee by including their original Medi-Cal or CMSP card in the application
For mail submissions, a recent passport-style color photograph must also be included. The card will typically be issued within 35 days if the application is successful.
In the City of Pico Rivera, it is unlawful to use cannabis in any public area, such as a park, sidewalk, or street. On the other hand, persons who are at least aged 21 and have permission from the property owner are permitted to use cannabis on private property. Note that property owners or landlords have the right to prohibit the use of cannabis on their premises.
There are no legal cannabis retailers in Pico Rivera.
Cannabis sales are illegal in the city.
Pico Rivera does not allow cannabis dispensaries within its limits.
No, smoking cannabis in public places is prohibited in Pico Rivera. Public places include but are not limited to streets, footpaths, parks, and other accessible areas. Smoking or consuming cannabis in public is punishable by fines and other penalties.
Adults aged 21 and older may possess up to 28.5 grams of marijuana flower or 8 grams of concentrated cannabis for recreational use. Pico Rivera adults who have been issued personal cultivation permits can grow up to 6 cannabis plants of any maturity level indoors.
Pico Rivera residents registered with the state as medical cannabis patients can possess up to 8 ounces of dried cannabis. If the patients have obtained personal cultivation permits, they can also grow up to 6 mature or 12 immature cannabis plants.
Shipping cannabis from outside California into Pico Rivera is illegal due to federal prohibition on the interstate shipment of the substance. However, if you keep cannabis within the permitted possession limit and inside the trunk of a vehicle, you can move cannabis from another California city into Pico Rivera.
While you may order cannabis online from other California cities, the city prohibits the delivery of cannabis originating from other cities into Pico Rivera in accordance with Chapter 9.40.030 (B) of the city’s Municipal Code.
There are no dispensaries in Pico Rivera.
Dispensaries are banned in Pico Rivera.
There are no marijuana dispensaries in Pico Rivera.
There are no cannabis dispensaries in Pico Rivera.
Dispensaries are not in Pico Rivera.
There are no cannabis dispensaries in the City of Pico Rivera.
Pico Rivera does not allow cannabis dispensaries to operate in the city.
You cannot visit a dispensary in Pico Rivera as there are no dispensaries in the city.
Pico Rivera is not home to any marijuana dispensaries.
No dispensaries exist in Pico Rivera.
There are no marijuana dispensaries in Pico Rivera.
The Department of Cannabis Control regulates cannabis operations in Pico Rivera. To contact the department, use the information on the contact page of the department’s website.
To report illegal marijuana operations in Pico Rivera, you may file a complaint with the Pico Rivera Sheriff's Station or the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC). To contact the Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department, call its non-emergency number at (562) 949-2421.