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 – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that its North Coast Regional Office will open in its new location on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The new office is located at 930 Sixth Street in Eureka, CA and will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m...
On March 1, 2019, the Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau), released a Local Equity Grant Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) and opened the application period for grants pursuant to the California Cannabis Equity Act of 2018...
The Bureau of Cannabis Control, California Department of Public Health, and California Department of Food and Agriculture are taking steps to prevent gaps in licensure when active temporary commercial cannabis licenses expire...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced that the Cannabis Advisory Committee (CAC) will hold its first meeting of the year on Wednesday, March 27 in Sacramento...
SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced that KP Public Affairs of Sacramento was awarded a contract to develop a two-year statewide public awareness and education campaign related to the licensure of commercial cannabis businesses in California...
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