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Bureau of Cannabis Control – Testing Requirements for Cannabis Goods Reminder

The Bureau has been receiving questions about which cannabis goods are subject to the phase three testing requirements contained in section 5715 of the Bureau’s regulations. All cannabis harvested on or after December 31, 2018, and all cannabis products manufactured on or after December 31, 2018, are subject to phase three testing.

Any cannabis goods harvested or manufactured prior to December 31, 2018, can be sold if they meet the applicable phase one or phase two testing requirements.

To determine what testing phase is applicable, please click the following link:

Thank you,

-Bureau of Cannabis Control

The Bureau of Cannabis Control is the lead agency in regulating commercial cannabis licenses for medical and adult-use cannabis in California. The Bureau is responsible for licensing retailers, distributors, testing laboratories, microbusinesses, and temporary cannabis events. For more information about our agency, please visit the Bureau?s website. To learn more about California?s three cannabis licensing authorities and the other state agencies contributing to cannabis regulatory efforts, please visit California?s Cannabis Portal.

Those looking to get in touch with the Bureau of Cannabis Control may contact us directly through email at