Saturday, 08 August 2020

Free online commercial cannabis permitting workshop offered July 22

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division and State Water Resources Control Board are hosting a free online commercial cannabis cultivation permitting workshop.

The free workshop is ideal for new and existing commercial cannabis cultivators and consultants. Those interested in attending can use the link below to watch the webcast – no registration is required. Closed captions will be provided.

Questions can be submitted in advance of and during the event by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “Cannabis Webcast” as the subject line. Questions not answered during the webcast will be forwarded to the appropriate agency for a response.

The workshop will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. July 22 at http://video.calepa.ca.gov .

CalCannabis will provide an overview of the state’s cannabis cultivation licensing program and review their requirements for commercial cannabis farming. CDFW will cover permitting, using the online notification system and how to reduce environmental impacts.

The State Water Board will review the cannabis policy, permitting process and other important information. Other regulatory agencies will also present.

For more information about becoming a licensed commercial cannabis farmer and for an overview of the California Cannabis Track-and-Trace METRC System, visit the CalCannabis website at http://calcannabis.cdfa.ca.gov , call 1‑833-CALGROW (1-833-225-4769) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To report suspected illegal cannabis cultivation or related complaints, call the CalCannabis toll-free hotline: 1-833-WEED-TIP (1-833-933-3847).

To learn more about CDFW’s cannabis program, visit www.wildlife.ca.gov/cannabis or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . To report environmental crimes, such as pollution, water diversions and poaching, please call the CalTIP hotline at 888-334-2258 or text information to “TIP411” (847411).

To learn more about the State Water Board’s role in cannabis cultivation permitting, visit http://waterboards.ca.gov/cannabis .

For permitting and compliance assistance, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 916-341-5580 (Cannabis Cultivation General Order), or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 916-319-9427 (cannabis cultivation water rights).

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