No. There are no cannabis storefront retailers in the City of Manteca. However, pursuant to Chapter 5.64 of the Manteca Municipal Code, marijuana dispensaries are allowed to be established in the city.
No. There are currently no medical marijuana dispensaries in Manteca. While Chapter 5.64 of the Manteca Municipal Code allows the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries, no medical cannabis retail storefront has been licensed to operate within the city limits.
Yes. You can order cannabis from online cannabis retailers in Manteca or other California jurisdictions.
You cannot yet visit a Manteca dispensary as the city has no storefront retailers. However, with the city ordinance allowing the establishment of dispensaries in the city, persons visiting future retail stores in the city must be qualified to purchase cannabis. Recreational dispensary visitors must have valid government-issued IDs proving they are 21 or older to buy adult-use cannabis. Similarly, visitors to potential medical marijuana dispensaries must have medical cannabis recommendations from California-licensed doctors.
Manteca dispensaries operate under specific laws. Pursuant to the laws:
No cannabis retailer may operate within the city without a valid cannabis business permit from the city and a license from the state
Retailers must verify the age and all necessary documentation of each individual to ensure the customer is not under the age of 18. If the potential customer is 18-20 years old, the retailer must confirm the customer's possession of a valid doctor's recommendation or California medical marijuana card. For adult-use purchases, retailers must verify that all customers are 21 or older for the purchase of cannabis or cannabis products
Retailers may have only the quantity of cannabis products to meet the daily demand readily available for sale on-site in the retail sales area. Additional products may be stored in a locked area not accessible to vendors, customers, and visitors
The sale and delivery of cannabis products may not occur through a slide-out tray to the exterior of the premises or pass-through window
Retailers may not operate as or with a drive-in or drive-through at which cannabis products are sold to persons within or about a motor vehicle
No cannabis products may be sold or delivered by any means or method to any person within a motor vehicle
All cannabis products sold by a retail business must be contained in child-resistant packaging
Retailers must record point-of-sale areas and areas where cannabis goods are displayed for sale on the video surveillance system
Operating hours of the storefront retailer are limited to the hours of 9:00 a.m. through 9:00 p.m., daily
Cannabis consumption are not allowed on-site
The key recreational cannabis laws in Manteca include the following:
The Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) in California makes recreational cannabis use legal for persons aged 21 or older. Minors caught in possession of cannabis will be punished severely
Pursuant to the AUMA, adults 21 or older can possess one ounce of cannabis and up to 8 grams of concentrated marijuana
The AUMA allows adults aged 21 or older to cultivate up to six plants regardless of maturity level
Adults of legal age can transfer up to one ounce of cannabis flower or 8 grams of concentrates to other adults of legal age, provided no exchanges of money or valuable items are involved
The public use of cannabis and the consumption of cannabis on federal properties are illegal
The operation of a vehicle while impaired by marijuana is illegal
It is illegal to use cannabis where tobacco use is prohibited
Proposition 215, passed in 2016, and the MAUCRSA, approved in June 2017, define medical cannabis laws in the City of Manteca. Pursuant to the MAUCRSA:
Persons residing in Manteca with specific ailments approved under the MAUCRSA, such as AIDS, cancer, seizures, and chronic pain can access medical cannabis
Qualifying patients can only purchase medical cannabis upon obtaining medical cannabis recommendations from California-licensed doctors
Individuals under the age of 18 with qualifying medical conditions are permitted access to medical marijuana through their caregivers. Caregivers must be adult residents of California and must be approved by the California Department of Public Health
Certified patients can possess up to eight ounces of cannabis and cultivate up to 12 immature or six mature cannabis plants
Patients who opt to collect medical marijuana cards from the California Department of Public Health can avoid paying sales and use taxes on purchased products at authorized medical marijuana dispensaries
If you reside in Manteca and have one of the approved conditions for medical marijuana in California, you can obtain a medical marijuana card by applying to the San Joaquin County Public Health Services. Medical marijuana card applications are submitted to the county office at scheduled appointments. To make an appointment with the San Joaquin County Public health Services, call (209) 468-8600.
You must submit the following at your appointment with the office:
A completed MMIC application form
A completed medical cannabis attestation
A digital photograph
Proof of Identity
A completed CDPH 9044 form
An application fee of $40 or $20 if you are a Medi-Cal beneficiary
Proof of residency in Manteca
You may submit the application at:
San Joaquin County
Public Health Services
1601 E. Hazelton Avenue
Stockton, CA 95205
Your card should become available within 35 days of submitting your application. A San Joaquin County Public Health Services staff will contact you when the card is ready for pick-up.
Cannabis use is permitted on private property but not in vehicles and public places.
There are no dispensaries yet established in Manteca. However, pursuant to city and state law, recreational cannabis buyers must have California-issued medical cannabis recommendations issued by California-licensed doctors or California medical cannabis cards to purchase medical cannabis. To purchase recreational cannabis, you must have a valid government-issued ID showing you are 21 or older.
There are no dispensaries selling cannabis in Manteca.
With no dispensaries yet established in the City of Manteca, it is not yet known what strains would become popular in the city.
No. Smoking in public areas is illegal in Manteca.
You can possess an ounce of cannabis or 8 grams of concentrated marijuana as a recreational user of cannabis in the city. You may also cultivate up to six mature cannabis plants for personal recreational use. Registered patients are permitted to have higher limits: 8 ounces of cannabis and grow 12 immature or 6 mature cannabis plants.
No. It is unlawful to move cannabis across state lines in or out of Manteca. However, you may transport cannabis securely from Manteca to another city or municipality in California or vice-versa.
Yes, you can order cannabis online in Manteca. Even though there are presently no online retailers in Manteca, you can purchase from online retailers operating in other California cities or towns.
There are no 24-hour dispensaries in the city.
There are no dispensaries in Manteca for tourists or locals to use.
Although there are no dispensaries in the city, when cannabis retail storefronts open in the city, you must have a valid government-issued ID showing you are of legal age (21 or older) to purchase recreational marijuana, while a California medical marijuana recommendation or medical cannabis registry ID card is required to buy medical marijuana.
There are no cannabis dispensaries in Manteca.
There are no dispensaries in Manteca. However, state law requires all dispensaries to verify the ages of customers. In compliance with this law, dispensaries scan IDs.
There are no dispensaries in the city.
Manteca does not yet have cannabis dispensaries.
There are no dispensaries to visit in the City of Manteca. State law has no limitations restricting how many dispensaries may be visited in a single day.
Manteca does not yet have cannabis retail storefronts.
There are no marijuana retailers in Manteca. However, state law requires all dispensaries in the state to track weed purchases.
You cannot enter a Manteca dispensary as there are none in the city. Per state law, only persons aged 21 or older can visit recreational dispensaries statewide. At 18, registered patients can visit medical marijuana dispensaries.
The California Department of Cannabis Control regulates cannabis operations in Manteca. You may contact the DCC using its contact information.
You can report illegal cannabis activities in Manteca by filing a complaint to the California DCC or the Manteca Police Department. To contact the Manteca police department, call (209) 456- 8101.