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CDPH Files Proposed Re-Adoption of Emergency Regulations

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has filed the proposed re-adoption of the emergency regulations with the Office of Administrative Law (OAL). This filing marks the start of the five-day public comment period and the 10-day OAL review period.

The public comment period will be open from today until Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Written comments must be submitted concurrently to both OAL and the CDPH Office of Regulations. Include the title of the proposed regulations, DPH-17-010E-READOPTION, with your comments.

Office of Administrative Law: 

300 Capitol Ave, Suite 1250

Sacramento CA 95814

Fax: 916-323-6826

CDPH Office of Regulations:

1415 L Street, Suite 500

Sacramento CA 95814

Fax: 916-440-5747

OAL will confirm CDPH has received the comment before considering it. No comments can be accepted in person or by phone. The regulatory text, finding of emergency and a fact sheet can be viewed on the CDPH website,

About the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch

The California Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) is one of three state cannabis authorities charged with licensing and regulating commercial cannabis activity in California. MCSB regulates all commercial cannabis manufacturing in the state and strives to protect public health by ensuring commercial cannabis manufacturers operate safe, sanitary workplaces and produce products that are free of contaminants, meet product guidelines and are properly packaged and labeled.

For more information on CDPH’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch, visit For questions, contact us: or (855) 421-7887.

For information on the state cannabis offices, visit the California Cannabis Portal,