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Bureau of Cannabis Control to Hold Final CEQA Hearing Study Results Workshop in Sacramento

Sep 20, 2017

SACRAMENTO — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will hold a public workshop in Sacramento to receive comments regarding the recent release of its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study and Proposed Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for its regulatory licensing and enforcement program (Proposed Program) for commercial cannabis distributors, retailers, testing laboratories and microbusinesses.

The overall purpose of the Proposed Program is to establish a regulatory licensing and enforcement program that ensures medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activities are performed in a manner that protects the environment, commercial cannabis industry workers, the general public and complies with applicable laws.

Based on the findings of the IS/ND, the Bureau has determined that the Proposed Program would not have any significant effects on the environment.

The Bureau recently made the IS/ND available for public review and will consider public comments regarding the content of the IS/ND. The formal comment period for the IS/ND for the Proposed Program began on September 6 and ends at 5 p.m. on October 6.

WHERE: Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street, Room 315, Sacramento, CA

WHEN: Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m.

More information on the workshop meetings, Initial Study results and Notice of Intent can be found at:

Comments may be emailed to:

For additional information about the Bureau of Cannabis Control, or to subscribe to email alerts to hear about updates as they become available, please visit our website – For information on all three licensing authorities, please visit the state’s cannabis web portal – Follow the Bureau’s Facebook and Twitter pages at and for additional information.