California Cannabis Advisors
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licensing and Regulatory Compliance

We have extensive experience with licensing, permitting, compliance and enforcement issues, and the interpretation of statutes and regulations at all levels of government. CCA acts as a company's representative throughout each stage of the local and state licensing process, including:

  • Initial Licensing + Background Investigations
  • Periodic Inspections
  • Enforcement +Disciplinary Actions
  • Administrative Hearings

Our team works on the ground and side by side with owners, managers and employees to ensure regulators are confident our clients' businesses both meet and exceed compliance standards.


due diligence examinations

Cannabis businesses and cannabis-related businesses are continually faced with significant hurdles when attempting to access services that are widely available to traditional businesses.

CCA will create individualized compliance programs for clients that offer financial institutions, landlords, insurance providers and payment processors the level of due diligence necessary to make these important operational services available directly to cannabusinesses.  


Governmental Advocacy

Most cities and unincorporated portions of counties in California will require some type of conditional use permit (CUP) to operate. CCA uses a combination of our policy expertise and authentic relationships within all levels of government to develop submissions tailored to meets the needs of the local regulatory body. 

For successful advocacy, we will identify and track issues of critical importance for your business and appear before the appropriate local or state entity whenever a proposed action has the potential to impact your ability to conduct business in California.



Managing the public’s perception of the cannabis industry is essential to the success of our clients. CCA is committed to assisting our clients in developing and maintaining a positive business persona through reputation management, media relations and grassroots coalition building.