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CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing, a division of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), ensures public safety and environmental protection by licensing and regulating commercial cannabis cultivators in California. CalCannabis also manages the state's track-and-trace system, which tracks all commercial cannabis and cannabis products—from cultivation to sale. CalCannabis is organized into two branches: Licensing Branch and Compliance and Enforcement Branch.

For general CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing questions, send an email to CalCannabis@cdfa.ca.gov or call toll-free 1-833-CALGROW (1-833-225-4769)

  • For media requests only, contact CDFA’s Office of Public Affairs; send an email to OfficeofPublicAffairs@cdfa.ca.gov or call (916) 654-0462
  • For tips on illegal cannabis cultivation operations or related complaints, call the CalCannabis toll-free hotline: 1-833-WEED-TIP

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Email Alert: CDFA Survey—Are You Interested in a Comparable-to-Organic Cannabis Program?

20 June 2019

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is creating a cannabis program that will be comparable to the National Organic Program, the federal regulatory program that develops and enforces uniform national standards for organically produced agricultural products sold in the United States. California’s comparable-to-organic cannabis program will begin on January 1, 2021, and applicants will be required to hold an active state cannabis license.

Please help us assess interest in a California comparable-to-organic cannabis certification by completing the following short survey: CDFA Survey.

Thank you.


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