Cannabis Personal Uses (Manufacturing, Distribution, Testing)

Personal Medical Use

In 1996, the State of California became the first state in the nation to legalize medical cannabis when voters passed Prop 215 or The Compassionate Use Act. That distinction is now shared with 27 other states. Under the Compassionate Use Act, qualified patients and their caregivers are allowed to cultivate cannabis for personal use, subject to local laws.

Personal: Non-Medical Use (Recreation) Use

On November 8, 2016, California voters passed Prop 64 or the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) , allowing adults 21 years or older to legally grow , possess and use cannabis a for non-medical purposes. California is currently one of only seven states where recreational cannabis is legal. Residential cultivation for recreational use is limited to six plants per household.

City of Woodland: Personal Use & Indoor Cultivation for Medical & Adult Recreation

Chapter 17.108 Personal Cultivation of Cannabis

The City of Woodland regulates the personal cultivation of cannabis in a manner that protects the health, safety, and welfare of the community.  The following Chapter in the Zoning Code, Chapter 17.108  Personal Cultivation of Cannabis, provides regulations regarding personal cultivation of cannabis.

  • Personal cultivation is prohibited outdoors.
  • The indoor personal cultivation of cannabis shall only be conducted within a primary residential structure or within a detached, fully enclosed and secure secondary structure.
  • Section 17.108.050 Indoor Cultivation, provides the requirements for indoor cultivation.