Last years historic legislation, the Medical Cannabis Regulatory and Safety Act was built on groundbreaking multi-agency framework.
The Medical Cannabis Regulatory and Safety Act of 2015 is built on a multi-agency framework. This framework tasks several agencies with regulating different segments of the cannabis marketplace. The three lead agencies are responsible for issuing state licenses to qualified applicants:
- Department of Food and Agriculture: Nurseries and Cultivation
- Department of Public Health: Manufacturing
- Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation: Testing Labs, Transport, Retail, Distribution
Additionally, the State Water Resource Control Board is responsible for developing flow requirements to ensure that water is used responsibly.
Participants will leave with a better understanding of what steps they need to take to prepare for licensure in 2018 and what they can expect by way of timeline and process.
Facilitator: Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director