The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) is the lead agency in regulating commercial cannabis licenses for medical and adult-use cannabis in California. The Bureau is responsible for:
temporary cannabis events
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
California Department of Tax and Fee Administration
California Secretary of State
Franchise Tax Board
California Cannabis Portal
The California Cannabis Portal serves as a valuable resource and a one-stop shop for all things related to the state’s effort to regulate the commercial cannabis industry.
California Department of Tax and Fee Administration California Highway Patrol
Water Boards Cannabis Cultivation
California Department of Insurance
Employment Development Department
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
A division of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), ensures public safety and environmental protection by licensing and regulating commercial cannabis cultivators in California
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
The California Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) is one of three state licensing authorities charged with licensing and regulating commercial cannabis activity in California. MCSB is responsible for regulation of all commercial cannabis manufacturing in California.