The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has written the proposed regulations to establish cannabis cultivation licensing and a track-and-trace system. This was directed by the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act and the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, and is collectively referred to as CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing.
Just last week, CDFA released the proposed regulations that will define the cannabis cultivation licensing process. This begins a 45-day public comment period and individuals who are interested are encouraged to send feedback and suggestions can be e-mailed to: [email protected]
The last day for the public to submit written comments apart from the public hearings is Monday, June 12, 2017.
Licenses will not be available until 2018, but growers and other interested parties can begin preparing for licensure now by ensuring they are in compliance with all existing regulations. The legislation requires the regulatory agencies to limit the number of Type 3 (Medium Cultivation) and Type 7 (Manufacturer 2 – Volatile Solvents). The legislation does not specify whether there will be limits on the the number of licenses…