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California Cannabis Portal
Welcome to the state of California’s Cannabis Web Portal! It is our goal to make this website a valuable resource and a one-stop shop for all things related to the state’s effort to regulate the cannabis industry.
Our daily updates feature essential information related to the state’s commercial cannabis regulations and guidelines, the licensing application process, and announcements from the state’s three cannabis licensing authorities and their business partners. The website is currently in the process of being developed, so please check back regularly for new content.
If there’s something you’re looking for and cannot find, we’re happy to look into adding new information and features as they’re needed. You can get in touch with us by submitting a website feedback form, which can be found on the ‘Contact Us’ page.
Latest News & Press Releases
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control, California Department of Public Health and California Department of Food and Agriculture have proposed to readopt their emergency regulations that are currently in...
Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) today released revenue numbers for cannabis sales in the first quarter of 2018. Tax revenue from the cannabis industry totaled...
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced today that for the first time, Californians can form their Limited Liability Company (LLC) online through bizfile California, the agency’s online business...
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 17, in Oakland. The Meeting Notice and Agenda and meeting...
Hello CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Stakeholders: To assist those of you who are applying for an annual commercial cannabis cultivation license, we have created a couple of new reference guides to help...
Cannabis Advisory Committee Meeting in San Diego
- Bureau of Cannabis Control Licensing Information
- CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Information
- Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Licensing Information
- Emergency Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation Package
- California Cannabis Track-and-Trace System
- Cannabis Advisory Committee Page
- CDTFA Special Notice: Important Information for Cannabis Distributors
- CDPH’s “Let’s Talk Cannabis” Education Campaign
- Shipping Manifest Fact Sheet
- Starting a Cannabis Business Entity in California
- Tax Guide for Cannabis Businesses