CALIFORNIA – The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) announced today that it has adopted a consolidated regulatory package that streamlines and simplifies the cannabis regulations, eases burdens for licensees, and enhances consumer protections. These regulations, which reflect community and industry input, are now in effect. The full text of the regulations can be found here. […]

November 10, 2022

Press contact: press@cannabis.ca.gov SUN VALLEY, CA – In continuing its aggressive crackdown against illegal cannabis operators threatening the environment, communities, public health, and the legal market, the Unified Cannabis Enforcement Taskforce (UCETF) took recent actions to shut down unlicensed indoor cultivation operations in large, industrial warehouses located in the San Fernando Valley. Led by the […]

October 26, 2022

CALIFORNIA – After soliciting feedback from licensed cannabis business operators and others on the state’s cannabis tracking system during listening sessions that spanned a year, the California Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) is rolling out a slate of technical improvements, trainings, and increased functionality that will benefit licensees, local governments, and state partners and continue […]

October 10, 2022

The Department of Cannabis Control applauds President Biden’s announcement today to pardon federal convictions for simple cannabis possession and review the federal classification of cannabis under the Controlled Substances Act. This is an important and significant step to repair the harms of the failed War on Drugs, which have plagued communities and individuals for generations. States like […]

October 6, 2022

New multi-agency enforcement taskforce is working to disrupt theillegal market SACRAMENTO – Taking aggressive action to protect communities, consumers, and the environment alike, Governor Gavin Newsom has directed the creation of a new multi-agency, cross-jurisdictional taskforce of enforcement agencies designed to better coordinate agencies combatting illegal cannabis operations and transnational criminal organizations. This new “Unified […]

October 5, 2022