Resources for Consumers
Let's Talk Cannabis
Let's Talk Cannabis is a California Department of Public Health (CDPH) health information and education campaign that provides information about what is legal, and what is not, the responsible use of cannabis, and the potential risks of cannabis use. This campaign is part of CDPH's mission to protect and promote the health of all Californians.
On the Let's Talk Cannabis website, you can find science-based, factual information about cannabis and its effects on health. The site also provides specific guidance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, youth, parents and mentors, and health care providers.
View the Let's Talk Cannabis website
Medical Marijuana Identification Cards
In order to purchase medicinal cannabis products, patients will need a current, qualifying physician's recommendation or valid county-issued medical marijuana identification card. Obtaining a medical marijuana identification card is voluntary.
The CDPH Medical Marijuana Program website includes information about the identification cards, requirements and a list of frequently asked questions.
View the CDPH Medical Marijuana Program website