Cannabis equity businesses in California may be eligible for license fee relief from the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) if they meet certain criteria.
Use this form to request a fee waiver, fee deferral(s), or both. DCC will process fee relief requests in the order in which the license application or renewal is approved. For fee relief on a license renewal, the request must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the expiration of the license.
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Apply for equity fee relief If you were negatively affected by the criminalization of cannabis, you can apply to have your license fee waived or deferred. Check if you’re eligible for equity fee relief before applying.
If you were negatively affected by the criminalization of cannabis, you can apply to have your license fee waived and/or deferred.
Use this form if you are requesting an equity fee relief and need additional room to list qualifying equity owners.