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CDPH Files Proposed Re-Adoption of Emergency Regulations

Author: California Department of Public Health
Published: May 25, 2018
Sacramento, California

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has filed the proposed re-adoption of the emergency regulations with the Office of Administrative Law (OAL). This filing marks the start of the five-day public comment period and the 10-day OAL review period.

The public comment period will be open from today until Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Written comments must be submitted concurrently to both OAL and the CDPH Office of Regulations. Include the title of the proposed regulations, DPH-17-010E-READOPTION, with your comments.

About the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch

The California Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) is one of three state cannabis authorities charged with licensing and regulating commercial cannabis activity in California. MCSB regulates all commercial cannabis manufacturing in the state and strives to protect public health by ensuring commercial cannabis manufacturers operate safe, sanitary workplaces and produce products that are free of contaminants, meet product guidelines and are properly packaged and labeled.

For more information on CDPH’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch, visit For questions, contact us: or (855) 421-7887.

For information on the state cannabis offices, visit the California Cannabis Portal,

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Public Comment Period Deadline

Author: CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
Published: May 25, 2018
Sacramento, California

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Stakeholders:

Today the California Department of Food and Agriculture CalCannabis (CalCannabis) Licensing Division submitted the proposed readoption of emergency regulations for commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL).

Those who wish to comment on the proposed readoption of these emergency regulations must submit their comment directly to OAL within five calendar days of OAL’s posting of the proposed readoption on their website. The comment period will begin on Friday, May 25, 2018, and end on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. You may submit comments on the proposed readoption to OAL at:

Office of Administrative Law

OAL Reference Attorney

300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1250, Sacramento, CA 95814

When you submit a comment to OAL, you must also submit a copy of your comment simultaneously to the CDFA at:

California Department of Food and Agriculture

Attn: Amanda Brown

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing

Re-adoption Commercial Cannabis Cultivation Emergency Regulations

1220 N Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814

OAL will confirm CalCannabis has received the comment before considering it. Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 1, section 55(b)(1) through (4), the comment must state that it is about an emergency regulation currently under OAL review, and include the topic of the emergency.

Adoption of emergency regulations does not require a response to comments. Any responses to comments from CalCannabis will be submitted to OAL within eight calendar days following the date of submission of the proposed emergency regulation to OAL unless specific exceptions are applicable.

You’ll find a lot of helpful information about the emergency regulatory process on our website, including links to:

Public participation is a critical part of the State’s development of regulations, and we encourage you to share your comments with us. Thank you for your ongoing interest in CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing. You can follow us on social media, too: just click the icons below to access us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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