Welcome to the California Cannabis Portal!
The California Cannabis Portal serves as a valuable resource and a one-stop shop for all things related to the state’s effort to regulate the commercial cannabis industry. Please make sure to check back on this website regularly as content is updated daily.
Content updates feature essential information related to the state’s commercial cannabis regulations and guidelines, the licensing application process, and important announcements from the state’s three cannabis licensing authorities and sister agencies. Links to each state agency’s cannabis information are listed towards the bottom of the home page under the “Collaborating State Agencies” section.
Latest News and Press Releases
SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) provided notice to the public of proposed emergency cannabis regulations that would make it mandatory for cannabis businesses to post their unique Quick Response Code (QR Code)...
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) are hosting a series of cannabis licensing workshops this January and February.These free...
To All Interested Parties, We are proud to share Governor Newsom’s budget proposal for cannabis industry regulation and taxation, announced by the Governor today. Regulatory Simplification: In an effort to improve access to licensing and simplify...
To All Interested Parties,Metrc has recently published an industry bulletin to all Metrc user accounts regarding the retirement of external transfers.Effective January 15, 2020, external transfers can no longer be used in California to ship or receive...
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- Commercial Cannabis Licensing Information
- California Cannabis Track-and-Trace System
- Cannabis License Search
- Cannabis Regulations
- Cannabis Advisory Committee Page
- Get #weedwise
- Starting a Cannabis Business Entity in California
- CDTFA’s Tax Guide for Cannabis Businesses
- State Cannabis Meetings & Events
- Packaging and Labeling Checklists for Cannabis and Cannabis Products
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) is the lead agency in regulating commercial cannabis licenses for medical and adult-use cannabis in California. The Bureau is responsible for licensing retailers, distributors, testing labs, microbusinesses, and temporary cannabis events.