SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today announced the release of the proposed cannabis regulations currently under review by the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL). The Bureau’s rulemaking action regarding these regulations, initially noticed on July 13, 2018, was submitted to OAL for review on December 3, 2018.

The Bureau has posted to its website the proposed regulations text, in strikethrough and underline, to reflect the differences between the regulations under review and the current readopted emergency regulations – https://www.bcc.ca.gov/law_regs/proposed_regs.html.

Included in this posting are the final statement of reasons and the order of adoption containing the regulations text under review – without strikethrough and underline for your convenience.

The public comment period has closed for these regulations, and the Bureau will not be providing guidance related to these regulations until OAL has completed its review.

Please note that the proposed regulations submitted to OAL have not yet been approved by OAL and are not currently in effect. While the regulations are under review with OAL, the readopted emergency regulations remain in effect and licensees should continue to comply with those regulations.

See Below

Proposed Cannabis Regulations

The Bureau of Cannabis Control have proposed new cannabis regulations under the regular rulemaking process. Summaries of the proposed regulatory changes are available in the links provided below. Please note, the Bureau’s existing readopted emergency regulations will remain in effect until the proposed non-emergency regulations complete the formal rulemaking process.

Proposed Cannabis Regulations Submitted to OAL – December 2018 (Currently Under Review)

The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) recently announced the release of the proposed cannabis regulations currently under review by the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL). The Bureau’s rulemaking action regarding these regulations, initially noticed on July 13, 2018, was submitted to OAL for review on December 3, 2018. The Bureau has posted the proposed regulations text, in strikethrough and underline, to reflect the differences between the regulations under review and the current readopted emergency regulations. Included in this posting are the final statement of reasons and the order of adoption containing the regulations text under review – without strikethrough and underline for your convenience.

Please note that the proposed regulations submitted to OAL have not yet been approved by OAL and are not currently in effect. While the regulations are under review with OAL, the readopted emergency regulations remain in effect and licensees should continue to comply with those regulations. The public comment period has closed for these regulations, and the Bureau will not be providing guidance related to these regulations until OAL has completed its review.