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Department of Cannabis Control files emergency regulations for equity fee waivers; public comment period begins today

The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) has filed proposed emergency regulations to provide licensing fee waivers to qualified equity businesses statewide with the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL). This marks the start of the five-calendar day public comment period and the 10-day OAL review period.

How to submit a public comment

If you wish to comment on the proposed emergency regulations, you must submit your comment in writing to both OAL and DCC. Please include “DCC Equity Fee Waivers” in your subject line. 

OAL Reference AttorneyDCC Legal Affairs Division
300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1250
Sacramento CA 95814
2920 Kilgore Road
Rancho Cordova CA 95670

Public comments must be received no later than December 15. Verbal comments cannot be accepted.

About the proposed emergency regulations

View the proposed regulatory text and supporting documents:

Questions about the proposed regulatory action can be sent to:

The backup contact person for these inquiries is: