The Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation (BMCR) and Office of Medical Cannabis Safety (OMCS) will be holding their first pre-regulatory stakeholder meetings this September and October. Discussing issues related to general licensing requirements, and specific concepts related to the regulation of medical cannabis dispensaries, distributors, manufacturers, testing laboratories and transporters.

Please join us for one of the events to share your ideas and specific input. All members of the public are invited and encouraged to participate.

For additional info &  registration:


Monday, September 19 – Redding

Redding/Shasta Library, Community Room

1100 Parkview Avenue, Redding, CA 96001-3239 

Tuesday, September 20 – Sacramento

Citrus Heights Community Center, Hall B/C

6300 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights, CA

Tuesday, September 22 – Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building, Lodge Room

1351 Maple Avenue  Santa Rosa, CA  95404-5120

Monday, September 26 – Oakland

Elihu M. Harris Building, Room 1

1515 Clay Street Oakland, CA

Tuesday, September 27 – Fresno

Clovis Veterans Memorial District, Veterans Room

808 4th Street  Clovis, CA

Tuesday, October 4 – Los Angeles

Loyola Marymount University, St. Robert’s Auditorium

1 LMU Drive  Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, October 5 – San Diego

Jacobs Center, Main Hall

404 Euclid Avenue San Diego, CA

The schedule for each day will be as follows:

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.   Opening remarks and overview of BMCR and OMCS

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.    Discussions of general licensing requirements

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.   Break

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.   Break-out discussions by license type

4:30 – 7:00 p.m.   Opportunity for stakeholders to provide comments

  • These are pre-regulatory meetings to solicit input from stakeholders on medical cannabis regulations. All members of the public are invited and encouraged to participate.
  • Space is limited at each venue.  Please register for one meeting location only to allow space for participants across California to attend meetings near them.
  • All pre-regulatory meetings will follow the same format and discussion topics.
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