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Lompoc cannabis license

Todd Mitchell, the recipient of Lompoc's first commercial cannabis license, poses near City Hall on Friday with Interim City Manager Teresa Gallavan, while holding his license.

The city of Lompoc issued its first commercial cannabis license Friday, a little more than four months after the city began accepting applications.

The city’s first official cannabis license went to Todd Mitchell, of Aluh-teh LLC. Mitchell is now licensed to run a commercial business at 1101 E. Ocean Ave., Suite A. The license will allow for a retail store, vape/smoke lounge, on-site consumption and delivery service.

A total of 13 cannabis use applications had been submitted to the city clerk’s office as of Friday, according to a city spokeswoman. City officials report that they expect the second license to be issued Monday.

Commercial cannabis use license applications have been available to the public since March 1. Applications can be accessed at

The city’s cannabis webpage, located at the aforementioned site, also includes information about application fees and requirements, state cannabis regulations and copies of local cannabis use ordinances and regulations.

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Willis Jacobson covers the city of Lompoc for Lee Central Coast Newspapers. Follow him on Twitter @WJacobsonLR.