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
Dear California Community Reinvestment Grants Program Interested Parties:The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is excited to announce that the California Community Reinvestment Grants (CalCRG) program Grant Solicitation is now...read more
The Cannabis Control Appeals Panel (CCAP) will conduct a panel meeting via teleconference on Monday, April 29th at 1:30 p.m. Please see the link below for the agenda and teleconference locations. https://www.ccap.ca.gov/about/meetings/agendas/20190429.pdf...read more
To All Interested Parties, On April 16, 2019, the Office of Administrative Law approved the updates to the Cannabis Policy, and the new provisions went into effect. The focus of the updates to the Cannabis Policy involve: (a) allowing some existing...read more
As a distributor, manufacturer, or cultivator, you may sell samples or promotional items to a cannabis retailer. How the cannabis excise tax and the sales and use tax apply depends on whether the samples are sold to the retailer for marketing purposes for...read more
Cannabis Cultivation Permitting Appointments - Hayfork, CA
- Cannabis Regulations Approved by OAL
- (UPDATED!) Packaging & Labeling Checklists for Cannabis and Cannabis Products
- Commercial Cannabis Licensing Information
- Cannabis License Search
- California Cannabis Track-and-Trace System
- Cannabis Advisory Committee Page
- CDPH’s “Let’s Talk Cannabis” Education Campaign
- Starting a Cannabis Business Entity in California
- CDTFA’s Tax Guide for Cannabis Businesses
- Fact Sheet: Highlights of the New California Cannabis Cultivation Regulations
- State Cannabis Meetings & Events
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.