Police Code

Article 16: Regulation of Cannabis

Effective January 5, 2018

Local law enforced by the Office of Cannabis, with other City agencies, that seeks to:

  • reduce the illegal market for cannabis
  • minimize social harm by protecting the health of all San Franciscans
  • limit access and exposure from cannabis to youth
  • ensure safe consumption of cannabis
  • maintain clean air policies
  • create equitable opportunities in the cannabis industry
  • create jobs and tax revenue

Read Article 16 of the Police Code