On November 27, 2017, the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the Department of Public Health and the Department of Food and Agriculture each submitted an emergency rulemaking action relating to the subject of cannabis to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL).

If you want to comment on proposed cannabis emergency regulations, OAL may consider those public comments received by OAL by Monday, December 4, 2017. Comments received after December 4, 2017, will not be considered by OAL.

The OAL email address for public comments is Your comment must also be sent to the appropriate bureau or department by entering in the “cc” line of your email the email address for the bureau or department whose emergency regulations you are commenting on. In the subject line of your email, please clearly identify the topic of the emergency regulations you are commenting on; the topics are provided below.

You will find the following information useful when commenting on each emergency action:


Agency Topic of the Emergency Regulations Email Address for Purposes of Sending a Copy of Your Comment to the Appropriate Bureau/Department At Same Time the Comment is Emailed to OAL
Bureau of

Cannabis Control

Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations

Department of

Public Health

Regulations for Cannabis Manufacturing Licensing

Department of

Food & Agriculture

Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Cultivators



The day the rulemaking agency submitted the emergency regulations to OAL, OAL posted the notice for that action on the OAL website, here:


Please contact the OAL Reference Attorney if you have any questions about these procedures:, or (916) 323-6815.

(See California Code of Regulations, tit. 1, sec. 55 for the specific rules for submitting a public comment to OAL.)