What You Need to Know About Sacramento County’s Butane Ordinance
On May 23, 2017, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance restricting the sale of butane, a highly flammable substance used in the manufacturing of marijuana concentrate, or hash oil. The law is effective June 22, 2017, and potentially impacts your business.
- No more than 600 ml of butane may be sold in a single transaction
- Resellers must log the sale date, quantity, and customer identification for every butane sale
- No customer may purchase more than 600 ml of butane in one month
The ordinance prohibits the possession of more than 600 ml of butane except in the following cases:
- Butane wholesalers
- Butane used for a registered commercial use
- Odorized butane
Read the May 9 news story about the Board’s unanimous vote to regulate butane sales.
Read item #55 on the Board of Supervisors agenda for the full staff report and supporting materials.