Welcome to the Bureau of Cannabis Control
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.
Latest News & Announcements
SACRAMENTO – With the passage of Assembly Bill 97 and Senate Bill 97, the requirements to obtain a provisional commercial cannabis license in California have changed. An applicant is no longer required to hold or have held a temporary license to obtain a provisional license...
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today the launch of a statewide public information program, “Get #weedwise”, encouraging consumers to only purchase cannabis from licensed businesses and warning unlicensed businesses to become licensed...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold three subcommittee meetings on Thursday, June 27 and a full committee meeting on Friday, June 28 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles...
You asked, and we answered! After many popular requests, the Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) is excited to announce the launch of our new searchable database of questions and answers...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Cannabis Enforcement Unit (DOI-CEU) today announced enforcement action on an unlicensed cannabis retailer operating out of Los Angeles...
Check a Cannabis License
You can search for state licensed cannabis businesses by using the BCC’s Online License Search system. Users may conduct their own custom searches by inserting a legal business name, license number/type, or location into the search criteria.
Laws & Regulations
California’s three cannabis licensing authorities have published regulations for the state’s commercial cannabis industry. The Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) creates the general framework for the regulation of commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis in California.
Bureau Meetings & Events
The Bureau of Cannabis Control regularly schedules meetings, workshops, public hearings, and other events for those interested in becoming involved in California’s regulated cannabis industry. Public participation and attendance is welcomed at these events.
Cannabis Advisory Committee
The Cannabis Advisory Committee advises the Bureau of Cannabis Control and the other state licensing authorities on the ongoing development of cannabis regulations that help protect public health and safety and reduce the illegal cannabis market.
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- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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