RELEASE 1

SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation-Cannabis Enforcement Unit (DOI-CEU), in coordination with the Costa Mesa Police Department and local agencies, announced on Monday enforcement action on an unlicensed cannabis business operating in Costa Mesa.

On Friday, August 24, 2018, the Costa Mesa Police Department served a search warrant on an unlicensed cannabis retail location, Church of Peace and Glory, located at the 1600 block of Irvine Boulevard in Costa Mesa. This investigation was conducted based upon a complaint the Bureau received. DOI-CEU assisted with the service of the search warrant. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of cannabis, edibles and tobacco products.

Omid Delkash was charged with four misdemeanor counts of unlawful transportation, sale and furnishing cannabis. He is currently in custody.

All commercial cannabis activity in California requires a license from one of the state’s three cannabis licensing authorities. Selling cannabis goods without a state license is a violation of state law. Enforcement of unlicensed commercial cannabis activity may occur at the state and/or the local level.

To file a complaint regarding an entity licensed by the Bureau of Cannabis Control, click here – https://www.bcc.ca.gov/consumers/file_complaint.html. Once the user clicks File a Complaint, they will be prompted to select a license type, or they can simply report on unlicensed activity. After filling out the nature of the complaint, the user then reviews and submits the complaint to the Bureau for follow up.

 

RELEASE 2

SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation-Cannabis Enforcement Unit (DOI-CEU) yesterday announced enforcement action on an unlicensed cannabis business operating in Sacramento.

On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, DOI-CEU served a search warrant on an unlicensed cannabis home delivery business, The Cannaisseur Club, located off Power Inn Road in Sacramento. This investigation was conducted at the request of the Bureau and was based upon a complaint the Bureau received. The Sacramento Police Department assisted with the service of the search warrant.

The search warrant resulted in the seizure of cannabis flower, concentrates and edibles. The Cannaisseur Club also charged customers for the local taxes, but failed to remit those taxes to the state.

All commercial cannabis activity in California requires a license from one of the state’s three cannabis licensing authorities. Selling cannabis goods without a state license is a violation of state law. Enforcement of unlicensed commercial cannabis activity may occur at the state and/or the local level.

To file a complaint regarding an entity licensed by the Bureau of Cannabis Control, click here – https://www.bcc.ca.gov/consumers/file_complaint.html. Once the user clicks File a Complaint, they will be prompted to select a license type, or they can simply report on unlicensed activity. After filling out the nature of the complaint, the user then reviews and submits the complaint to the Bureau for follow up.