California State Laws & Regulations

In 2016, California passed Proposition 64 which legalized adult-use cannabis in the state.  Implementation and enforcement of the law is accomplished through the work of three separate state agencies.

State Regulation in California

 

Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC)

The Bureau of Cannabis Control is tasked with regulating commercial cannabis licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories, and temporary cannabis events.

Visit the California Cannabis Portal for all up-to-date State of  California cannabis regulations 

California Department of Public Health Manufactured Safety Branch (CDPH)

The California Department of Public Health is tasked with regulating commercial cannabis manufacturing in California.

California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA)

The California Department of Food & Agriculture is tasked with licensing and regulating commercial cannabis cultivators.

California State Laws

Proposition 64

Prop 64 changed California law to legalize the possession, cultivation, and sale of marijuana. Individuals over age 21 are allowed to possess, cultivate and sell marijuana.

California Business & Professional Code, Division 10: Cannabis

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