Department of Consumer Affairs – Bureau of Cannabis Control
2920 Kilgore Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(833) 768-5880

Mailing Address

PO Box 419106
Rancho Cordova, CA. 95741-9106

News Media Inquiries Only

Alex Traverso
Chief of Communications
Bureau of Cannabis Control

Other contacts/resources:

For questions about cultivation:

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has been designated the agency responsible for licensing cultivation. It will also establish conditions under which indoor and outdoor cultivation may occur, establish an electronic database to track cannabis from seed to sale, and assist other state agencies in protecting the environment and public health and safety.

For questions about manufacturing:

CDPH’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch has been deemed the agency responsible for licensing manufacturers.

For questions about pesticide regulation:

The Department of Pesticide Regulation shall develop guidelines for the use of pesticides in the cultivation of cannabis and residue in harvested cannabis.

The application of pesticides or other pest control in connection with cannabis cultivation must comply with the department’s general regulation of pesticide use.

Seller’s permits, tax issues:

For these and other related topics, visit the California Board of Equalization at

Small Business/DVBE Advocate

Small Business Liaison