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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 – California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities today announced the publication of proposed regulations in the California Regulatory Notice Register, the first step toward adopting non-emergency regulations. This publication...
The California Department of Public Health will begin processing Live Scan forms that are submitted with annual license applications for cannabis manufacturing. The ‘Request for Live Scan’ form, which is...
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, July 19, in San Diego. The Meeting Notice and Agenda and...
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released new resources to assist cannabis manufacturers and other businesses in understanding and evaluating compliance with packaging and labeling requirements. Packaging and Labeling...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) today announced the upcoming opening of its North Coast Regional Office in Eureka. The office is officially scheduled to open on Monday,...
Cannabis Advisory Committee Meeting in San Diego
- (NEW!) Proposed Cannabis Regulations Package
- Emergency Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation Readoption Package
- Commercial Cannabis Licensing Information
- California Cannabis Track-and-Trace System
- Cannabis Advisory Committee Page
- CDPH’s “Let’s Talk Cannabis” Education Campaign
- (NEW!) Packaging & Labeling Checklists for Cannabis and Cannabis Products
- Starting a Cannabis Business Entity in California
- Tax Guide for Cannabis Businesses
- (NEW!) Transition Period Fact Sheet