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 – Governor Gavin Newsom signed today an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million statewide digital and...
SACRAMENTO – The State of California’s Employment Training Panel announced that it will now accept and consider cannabis industry applications from licensed businesses. “Licensed cannabis employers who pay the Employment Training Tax can now submit...
BCC Announces Enforcement Action on Two Unlicensed Cannabis Retailers Selling Illegal Vape Cartridges
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Cannabis Enforcement Unit (DOI-CEU) today announced enforcement action against two unlicensed cannabis retailers in Southern California selling illegal vape...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control today issued the following statement from Bureau Chief Lori Ajax regarding Weedmaps’ announcement that it would no longer advertise illegal cannabis businesses:"Yesterday’s announcement by Weedmaps is a step...
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- Cannabis Regulations
- Packaging & Labeling Checklists for Cannabis and Cannabis Products
- Commercial Cannabis Licensing Information
- Registering Cannabis-Related Trademarks in California
- Cannabis License Search
- Cannabis Advisory Committee Page
- Get #weedwise
- Starting a Cannabis Business Entity in California
- CDTFA’s Tax Guide for Cannabis Businesses
- 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.