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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
Emergency regulations for shared-use cannabis manufacturing facilities, released by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), have been approved and are now in effect. CDPH is now accepting shared-use facility...
Please be aware that lawful participation by bureau licensees in any temporary cannabis event that allows sales and/or consumption is dependent upon issuance of the appropriate licenses from the bureau....
One of the requirements for the Bureau of Cannabis Control’s annual license application is to provide proof of having obtained a surety bond of at least $5,000, payable to the...
We would like to remind all state-licensed cannabis cultivators that the Compliance and Enforcement branch of CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing, a division of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA),...
Temporary License Extensions: Temporary licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories and cannabis event organizers that were issued with an effective date of January 1, 2018 will expire on April 30,...
Cannabis Advisory Committee Meeting in Oakland
- 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