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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) and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today the filing of a complaint seeking civil penalties from Vertical Bliss, Inc. also known as Kushy Punch and related people for unlicensed commercial cannabis activity. The complaint was filed on September 23, 2020 by the California Office of the Attorney General in Los Angeles County Superior Court...

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SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today a Request for Proposals (RFP) for university research grants for public universities in California. The Bureau has $30 million to be disbursed for research projects related to the implementation and effect of Proposition 64...

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SACRAMENTO – California’s three cannabis licensing authorities – BCC, CDFA and CDPH announced today the launch of a unified licensing search platform, the culmination of a collaboration between the California Department of Technology, the California Health and Human Services Agency Office of Innovation, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), and the licensing authorities...

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SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold a two-day virtual meeting on Thursday, September 24 and Friday, September 25, 2020. The focal point of the meeting will be to discuss and provide recommendations for consolidating the three licensing authorities regulations into one comprehensive set of regulations applicable to California’s cannabis industry...

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SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold a two-day virtual meeting on Thursday, August 20 and Friday, August 21, 2020. The focal point of the meeting will be to discuss and provide recommendations for consolidating the three licensing authorities regulations into one comprehensive set of regulations applicable to California's cannabis industry...

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