Welcome to the Bureau of Cannabis Control
The Bureau is responsible for regulating commercial cannabis licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories, and temporary cannabis events.
Latest News & Announcements
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced the release of the proposed cannabis regulations currently under review by the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL). The Bureau’s rulemaking action regarding these regulations, initially noticed on July 13, 2018, was submitted to OAL for review on...
While there is no official deadline for submitting a temporary license application to the Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau), the Bureau cannot issue temporary licenses after December 31, 2018. The Bureau recommends applicants seeking to obtain a temporary license from the Bureau submit their completed temporary license application as soon as possible...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that it is seeking proposals to develop a two-year statewide public awareness and education campaign related to the licensure of commercial cannabis businesses in California. Campaign development will include effective branding, media planning, strategy development, and...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced it has approved the issuance of annual licenses for 12 commercial cannabis businesses in California. The businesses must first pay their licensing fee before their annual license will be issued and active. Annual licenses issued by the Bureau are...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation-Cannabis Enforcement Unit (DOI-CEU), in coordination with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), today announced enforcement action on an unlicensed cannabis retailer operating within the city of...
Cannabis Advisory Committee
The Cannabis Advisory committee advises BCC and other licensing authorities on the ongoing development of regulations that help protect public health and safety and reduce the illegal cannabis market.
Laws & Regulations
California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities publicly noticed proposed emergency regulations for commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis in November 2017. These regulations reflect the law defined in California’s Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act.
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- Phone: (833) 768-5880
- Address: Bureau of Cannabis Control
2920 Kilgore Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
- Mailing Address:
PO Box 419106
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9106