Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation to Hold Public Regulation Hearing

June 7, 2017 at 11:40 AM

The Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation (Bureau) will hold its third public regulation hearing in Sacramento to receive comments regarding the recent release of the bureau’s proposed medical cannabis regulations. The regulations include general provisions applicable to distributors, transporters and dispensaries. Public comment for testing laboratories will be held at a later date. All members of the public are invited and encouraged to participate.

WHERE: CA Department of Consumer Affairs Hearing Room, 1625 North Market Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834

WHEN: Friday, June 9, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The schedule for the day will be as follows:

10:00 – 1:00 p.m. Public comment on the medical cannabis regulations for general provisions applicable to all bureau licenses, distributors, transporters and dispensaries.

“The proposed regulations for medical cannabis are the result of countless hours of research, stakeholder outreach, informational sessions and pre-regulatory meetings all across the state,” Bureau Chief Lori Ajax said. “And while we have done quite a bit of work and heard from thousands of people, there is still so much more to do. In order to make our program successful we still need your feedback.”

Individuals interested in reviewing the medical cannabis regulations can do so by visiting the new Cannabis Web Portal, www.cannabis.ca.gov.

Those who wish to provide comment and are unable to attend this hearing, can get involved in the regulatory process by following the steps outlined here.

For additional information about the Bureau, or to subscribe to email alerts to hear about updates as they become available, please visit our website http://www.bmcr.ca.gov/.