The Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) is a unit within the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office. The OCM’s role is to coordinate the implementation of the County’s cannabis policies and regulations. The OCM serves as a countywide coordinating body, working closely with the Board of Supervisors and County departments to implement the County’s cannabis policies and priorities. As directed by the Board of Supervisors and along with affected departments, the OCM will:
Joe Nicchitta is the Countywide Coordinator for the OCM, with reporting responsibilities to the County Chief Executive Officer. Joe previously worked at the Los Angeles County Counsel’s Office as counsel to the County’s Regional Planning Commission, Regional Planning Department, Arts Commission, Natural History Museum, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
OCM staff will respond directly to constituent inquiries, usually within 48 business hours, or will refer an inquiry to appropriate County staff for response.