Cannabis Collective Testing Results

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     The City of Palm Springs currently has five permitted medical cannabis collectives and cooperatives.  The City contracts with an independent medical cannabis testing laboratory, which performs random sampling and testing of various products at each collective.  The testing information is provided below for medical cannabis user information. 

     Medical cannabis testing provides consumers with important information about the quality of their medicine.  The City does not contract for pass/fail testing, nor does the City employ research scientists and chemists that could research and opine on potency, microbiological, pesticides and solvents.  While there are differences in opinion about what cannabis-testing standards should look like, the City recommends medical cannabis consumers perform their own research as to what is the appropriate potency level, the types of microbiological factors, along with any pesticide and solvents that may be present. 

     Please note, due to the lack of both Federal and California industry-wide testing standards and oversight of testing laboratories, collectives may have performed other laboratory testing of their medical cannabis which may provide different results.  Without set standards for the industry as a whole, testing laboratories use different procedures, equipment and methodologies. 

     Additionally, the testing results provided are only germane for the menu items available on the specific testing date.  The collective may have pulled the specific product or depleted inventory and a different strain is now shelved.  As such, the latest test date will provide more current information on a specific menu item. 

     Do not put yourself or others at risk!  Only become members and conduct transactions with permitted medical cannabis collectives.  The five legally-permitted collectives are as follows:

CAPS Collective Apothecary
4050 Airport Center Drive
Palm Springs, California 92264
Phone: (760) 864-8700


Desert Organic Solutions
19486 Newhall Road, #102
North Palm Springs, California 92258
Phone: (760) 288-4000

Organic Solutions of the Desert
4765 East Ramon Road
Palm Springs, California 92262
Phone: (760) 832-7813

Palm Springs Safe Access
1247 South Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, California 92264
Phone: (760) 322-3314

Palm Springs Associated Organica
400 East Sunny Dunes Road
Palm Springs, California 92262
Phone: (760) 778-1053

Below are the City regulations for medical cannabis collectives and cooperatives:

PSMC Chapter 3.35 Medical Cannabis Tax
PSMC Chapter 5.35 Medical Cannabis Regulations
PSZO Section 93.23.15 Medical Cannabis Collective Zoning Regulations
Collective Medical Cannabis Tax Information

The City is currently NOT accepting applications for Medical Cannabis Collective and Cooperative permits.  If you would like to be added to a notification list, please contact Terri Milton at (760) 322-8356 or email your request to

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