No. Per Ordinance No. 298, all commercial cannabis uses within the City of Milpitas, including cannabis retailers and cannabis dispensaries, are prohibited. Therefore, there are no cannabis dispensaries in the city.
No. In accordance with Ordinance No. 270.3, medical marijuana dispensaries are banned in all zoning districts of the city. No use permit, building permit, or administrative or discretionary permit may be approved or issued for the operation of a medical cannabis dispensary in the city.
The City of Milpitas has banned cannabis dispensaries from establishing within its limits. This means that individuals who wish to purchase cannabis online from businesses licensed in Milpitas will not be able to do so. However, they are free to purchase cannabis from other California municipalities where retail cannabis businesses are permitted to operate.
Cannabis dispensaries are not allowed to operate in the City of Milpitas, which means that you cannot visit one in the city.
The Milpitas government has not enacted any law relating to the operation of marijuana dispensaries. Per city ordinance, no cannabis dispensaries may be located within the borders of Milpitas.
Milpitas permits residents to use cannabis for recreational reasons, as allowed by California's Proposition 64. Proposition 64 has legalized the recreational use of cannabis for adults over the age of 21 since 2016. However, there are still some restrictions and regulations regarding the legal status, eligibility, uses, and possession limits of cannabis in the state.
Permitted Use Locations: It is legal to consume cannabis in private residences. However, smoking or vaping cannabis is prohibited in public places, including streets, parks, and beaches
Possession Limits: Adults over 21 years old can possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis or 8 grams of concentrated cannabis for personal use
Cultivation: Adults over 21 years old can grow up to 6 cannabis plants for personal use in their private residences
Workplace Drug Enforcement: Employers in California may enforce drug-free workplace policies and prohibit the use of cannabis by employees
Medical marijuana laws in the City of Milpitas are the same with the state's law on medical cannabis use, except that Milpitas prohibits medical marijuana dispensaries from establishing within its borders. The state's law on medical marijuana is contained in the Compassionate Use Act, also called Proposition 215.
Proposition 215 does not legalize medical marijuana use for all patients but only for patients with specific medical conditions. These conditions include migraine, chronic pain, AIDS, cancer, cachexia, glaucoma, seizures, persistent muscle spasms, anorexia, severe nausea, and any symptom or condition restricting an individual's ability to carry out a basic life activity.
Any Milpitas patient with any of these conditions may have the condition verified by a California-licensed physician, who will issue a recommendation for medical marijuana. The recommendation is required for a patient to purchase medical marijuana legally at licensed dispensaries in California. Minors in Milpitas can use medical marijuana with parental consent and a physician's recommendation. When visiting approved California medical marijuana dispensaries, minors are required to have their designated caregivers accompany them. Note that only adult Californians are allowed to be designated by patients as caregivers. The California Department of Public Health must also approve them before functioning in such a capacity.
Medical marijuana patients in Milpitas are allowed to possess up to 8 ounces of concentrated cannabis and cultivate up to 6 mature or 12 immature plants. The home cultivation of cannabis is subject to stringent regulations, such as the requirement for cultivated plants to be grown in locked locations inaccessible to minors and the public.
Also, SB 420, passed in California, established a Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC) program that provides patients with state-issued ID cards. The MMIC also helps California law enforcement identify and verify qualified patients. The card is not a mandatory requirement for patients in Milpitas but will suffice as proof if a patient is quizzed by law enforcement for possessing a higher cannabis limit compared to recreational weed users.
Eligible medical marijuana patients in Milpitas must apply to the CDPH (California Department of Public Health) through the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health to get medical marijuana cards. Per state law, medical marijuana card applications must be submitted to county health department offices. The Santa Clara County health office allows patients to complete their applications for medical marijuana cards by mail or email.
To complete your application, the following are required:
A completed medical marijuana card application form
A recommendation letter signed by your California-licensed healthcare practitioner within the past 12 months
A copy of your government-issued photo identification
Your photograph taken on a white background
Proof of residence in Milpitas
A $10 application fee. If you are a senior citizen aged 55 or older, or a beneficiary of the Medi-Cal program, you are eligible for a discounted application fee of $5. The application fee is payable by money order, check, debit card, or credit card and is non-refundable
Note that if you choose to pay your application fee using a credit card, a staff of the county health office will contact you for payment by phone. Upon the approval of your application, your medical marijuana card will be issued. The entire process may last up to 6 weeks.
For further information on obtaining a medical marijuana card in Milpitas, contact:
Santa Clara County Public Health Department
Vital Records and Registration/MMICP
976 Lenzen Avenue, Ste 1300
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: (408) 792-5040
Public cannabis use is illegal in Milpitas. As long as it is not visible to the public, residents aged 21 or older may consume cannabis on private properties. Cannabis use is illegal in places where tobacco use is banned.
Milpitas has prohibited cannabis dispensaries. Hence, you cannot buy cannabis legally in the city.
With no authorized cannabis retailers in Milpitas, you cannot buy cannabis there.
The city does not allow cannabis dispensaries to operate within its borders.
In the City of Milpitas, it is prohibited to smoke cannabis in public locations. This restriction covers smoking in public places such as schools, streets, pathways, banks, beaches, and other locations where people may be invited.
Under California state law, adults aged 21 and older are allowed to possess up to 28.5 grams of marijuana and up to 8 grams of concentrated cannabis. For medical marijuana patients, possession limit is higher and is set at 8 ounces of concentrated marijuana. However, depending on the recommendation of their physicians, medical marijuana patients may possess higher amounts.
Per cultivation, California law allows adults aged 21 and over to grow up to six cannabis plants for personal use in a private, enclosed space. Medical marijuana patients and their caregivers may grow 6 flowering or 12 non-flowering cannabis plants.
While transporting cannabis across state lines into Milpitas is illegal under federal law, it is legal to transport cannabis within the State of California. However, individuals moving cannabis from one California location to Milpitas must transport only amounts under the permitted possession quantities and ensure the cannabis products remain inaccessible to drivers or passengers during transport.
Milpitas residents can order medical and recreational cannabis from dispensaries operating in other California cities and municipalities. However, they cannot order cannabis online in Milpitas as there are no approved dispensaries in the city.
No, there are no dispensaries in the City of Milpitas.
There are no dispensaries in the city.
You need an ID to purchase cannabis in California. However, there are no approved cannabis retailers in the Milpitas.
There are no marijuana dispensaries in Milpitas.
No dispensaries exist in the City of Milpitas.
Cannabis dispensaries are not permitted to operate in Milpitas.
Cannabis dispensaries are not permitted in the city.
There are no retailers selling cannabis in Milpitas.
Health insurance plans do not cover cannabis purchases. However, there are no authorized retailers in the city.
The City of Milpitas does not have approved cannabis retailers.
There are no approved marijuana retail outlets in Milpitas.
The California Department of Cannabis Control regulates cannabis activities in Milpitas. You may contact the department using its contact details.
To report illicit cannabis activities in Milpitas, file a complaint with the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) or the Milpitas Police Department. To contact the City of Milpitas PD, call (408) 263-1212.