Category: California Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation

Governor’s Budget Bill Brings Changes to California’s Cannabis Regulatory Framework

Trailer bill melds previous legislation with Proposition 64; creates Bureau of Cannabis Control Earlier this spring, the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control, Department of Public Health and Department of Food and Agriculture released proposed regulations for the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act. These licensing authorities held public hearings and accepted written…

What You Learned on Your Summer Vacation

When we were kids, the only thing we had to worry about during summer vacation was what to do with all of that time off. As adults, we have other summer-related things to worry about—like how to keep our pets cool, how to protect our homes when we are away, how to prep the car…

Update: Changes for New Medical Cannabis Regulation Bureau

Recent legislation made changes to the statutory scheme to regulate commercial medical cannabis here in California.  In 2015, the Legislature passed and the Governor signed into law three bills (Assembly Bills 243 and 266, and Senate Bill 643) that established a regulatory structure for medical cannabis in California.  This legislation included the Medical Marijuana Regulation…

Western States Cannabis Meeting Held in California

SACRAMENTO—Government representatives from seven states met Wednesday to share issues, experiences, and best practices in a working session organized by the California Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation. To read the full release, click here.

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