California Cannabis Advisory Committee to Hold Virtual Meeting This Week

The discussion will revolve around consolidating the three California cannabis licensing authorities regulations into one comprehensive set.

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August 14, 2020

SACRAMENTO – PRESS RELEASE – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today that the Cannabis Advisory Committee will hold a two-day virtual meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20, and Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. The focal point of the meeting will be to discuss and provide recommendations for consolidating the three licensing authorities regulations into one comprehensive set of regulations applicable to California’s cannabis industry. 

The agenda for these meetings can be found on to the Bureau’s website at the following link: https://bcc.ca.gov/about_us/meetings/agendas/2020082021_cac.pdf 

WEBEX INFORMATION: Those looking to participate in this meeting and provide public comment can join the WebEx meeting by following the instructions posted here - https://bcc.ca.gov/about_us/meetings/materials/webex_howto.pdf 

This information will be used as part of the process for the plan announced by Governor Newsom in January to establish one Department of Cannabis Control to serve as the regulator for the cannabis industry and as the single point of contact for licensees and local governments.  

The Cannabis Advisory Committee advises the Bureau, the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and the California Department of Public Health on the development of regulations that help protect public health and safety and do not perpetuate the illegal market for cannabis.