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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 licensing retailers, distributors, testing laboratories, microbusinesses, and temporary cannabis events.

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SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold two subcommittee meetings on Tuesday, October 22 and a full committee meeting on Wednesday, October 23 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame...

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SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that it has awarded equity grant funding to local jurisdictions to be used for commercial cannabis equity programs that focus on inclusion and support of persons or communities that were negatively or disproportionately impacted by cannabis criminalization. Grant funds are to be used to provide assistance and services to local equity applicants and licensees...

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Any licensee, and any person acting on behalf of a licensee, must comply with the statutes and regulations governing commercial cannabis advertising or promoting. Failure to do so may result in significant penalties. Any advertising or promoting of commercial cannabis must identify the licensee responsible for the advertising content, including the responsible licensee’s state license number. In addition, all advertising and promoting of commercial cannabis must not...

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Any non-licensee advertising or promoting commercial cannabis on behalf of a licensee must comply with the statutes and regulations governing such activity. Failure to do so may result in significant penalties. In addition to satisfying all applicable legal requirements, any advertising or promoting of commercial cannabis must...

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