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Effective with the passage of the 2013-2014 Budget Act and associated legislation, the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) no longer exists as of July 1, 2013. All ADP programs and staff, except the Office of Problem Gambling, transferred to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). Please visit the DHCS website. Read more...


California Health and Safety Code
Division 10.5.  State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
Part 2.  State Government's Role to Alleviate Problems Related to the Inappropriate Use of Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 7.5  Licensing

Title Section(s)
Article 1. General Provisions 11834.01 - 11834.18
Article 2. Local Regulation 11834.20 - 11834.25
Article 2.5. Requirements for Licensees 11834.26 - 11834.29
Article 3. Offenses 11834.30 - 11834.34
Article 4. Suspension and Revocation 11834.35 - 11834.45
Article 5. Regulations 11834.50

California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 9, Division 4, Chapter 5
Licensure of Residential Alcoholism or Drug Abuse Recovery or Treatment Facilities