LOS ANGELES–On September 8, 2021, California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) gave notice of new emergency rules intended to eliminate duplicative language, clear up areas of industry confusion, and make consistent licensing and enforcement requirements for cannabis businesses. DCC filed the emergency rules with the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) on September 15, 2021.
Proposed regulations and supporting documents:
Although the majority of the revisions are clerical in nature, there are some substantive changes of which operators should be aware. We highlighted the need-to-know changes for you below.
Due to the adoption of the regulations on an emergency basis, only a short comment period is provided. The public comment period closes on Monday, September 20, 2021. At some point in the future, the state will adopt “permanent” regulations with a full notice and comment process. If you are interested in submitting a public comment on the emergency regulations, instructions can be found here.
Authors: Cassia Furman, Andrea Golan, Genevieve Meehan; Copyright © 2021. All Rights Reserved. Article originally appeared here and is produced here under permission from Vicente Sederberg.