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CDFA Schedules Training Workshops for Cannabis Cultivators Seeking Information on Applications for Licensing

IMPORTANT NOTE: All of the training workshops are now full. ON NOVEMBER 30, 2017, THERE WILL BE A STEP-BY-STEP APPLICATION TRAINING VIDEO POSTED ON THE CALCANNABIS CULTIVATION LICENSING WEBSITE AT calcannabis.cdfa.ca.gov.

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division is announcing a series of 10 workshops in late November and December for training on completing applications for state licensing.

CDFA anticipates issuing cannabis cultivation licenses on or about January 1, 2018. In addition to state licensure, applicants are required to comply with any local cannabis cultivation requirements. Applicants should check with their local jurisdiction regarding local ordinance requirements.

Space is limited to about 150 participants per workshop. Additionally, as of November 30, a recorded training session will be available on the CalCannabis website at calcannabis.cdfa.ca.gov.

All training sessions are from 12:30-5pm. The dates and locations are as follows:

1) Tuesday, November 28 – Orange County

Courtyard by Marriott 8 MacArthur Pl., Santa Ana, CA 92707 – Register here

2) Tuesday, November 28 – Yolo County

Ziggurat Building 707 3rd St., West Sacramento, CA 95605 – Register here

3) Thursday, November 30 – San Bernardino County

DoubleTree by Hilton 285 E. Hospitality Ln., San Bernardino, CA 92408 – Register here

4) Thursday, November 30 – Monterey County

CSU Monterey Bay – National Steinbeck Center 1 Main St., Salinas, CA 93901 – Register here

5) Tuesday, December 5 – Fresno County

Hugh M. Burns State Building 2550 Mariposa Mall, Room 1036, Fresno, CA 93721 – Register here

6) Tuesday, December 5 – Mendocino County

Ukiah Valley Conference Center 200 S. School St., Ukiah, CA 95482 – Register here

7) Thursday, December 7 – Riverside County

UC Riverside – Palm Desert Center – Register here

75080 Frank Sinatra Dr., Bldg B114-B117, Palm Desert, CA 92211

8) Thursday, December 7 – Alameda County

Elihu M. Harris State Office Building, Room One 1515 Clay St., Oakland, CA 94612 – Register here

9) Tuesday, December 12 – Butte County

Butte College – Black Box Theater 3636 Butte Campus Dr., Oroville, CA 95965 – Register here

10) Thursday, December 14 – Humboldt County

Sequoia Conference Center 901 Myrtle Ave, Eureka, CA 95501 – Register here