Cannabis Dialogue

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Due to the passage of Proposition 64 in the November 2016 state election, the use of nonmedical (i.e. recreational) marijuana has been legalized.  It is now legal to for any adult 21 years or older to: 

  • Possess, transport, obtain or give away to other adults 21 or older no more than 28.5 grams of marijuana or 8 grams of concentrated marijuana
  • Cultivate up to 6 plants per residence and possess the marijuana produced by these plants (subject to "reasonable regulations" by local governments) 

Workshops: In order to address the changes brought with the legalization of marijuana, the Town of Truckee Town Council held a series of workshops to discuss the Town's approach to marijuana regulations. The focus of these workshops included discussions on indoor and outdoor cultivation, manufacturing and processing, taxation, retail and commercial uses and delivery services.


May 2, 2018 

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Town staff will bring a request to the Town Council to extend the current moratorium on the establishment or expansion of cannabis businesses in Truckee. Staff recommends that the Town Council conduct a public hearing and adopt Ordinance 2018-09 approving an extension to the interim urgency ordinance (Ordinance 2017-05) which put in place a moratorium on the establishment or expansion of commercial cannabis businesses until December 31, 2018. The staff report, meeting agenda, and additional meeting materials will be published and available on the website by 5pm on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

Click the links to each workshop and meeting link below to view the presentations, informational newsletters, and video archives for each meeting:

Upcoming Meetings:

  • May 8, 2018 Town Council Meeting (meeting packet to be published by 5pm Thursday, May 3, 2018)

Past Meetings:

Past Workshops:

If you wish to stay informed of cannabis-related items, please sign up for the Town's E-notify system here (select "Cannabis Regulations" under both Calendar and News headers) or email any questions to

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Cannabis Presentation


Cannabis Online Survey Results

 View the Presentation from the
February 9, 2017 Workshop

 View summary results from the online survey


Complete results can be viewed here