Cannabis Program

Cannabis leaves
Deer in field
Desert Stream
Redwood trees

Report Illegal Cannabis
Grows on Public Lands

Call 888-334-2258 or Text to 847411 (TIP411)

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California is unique and diverse with the highest level of biodiversity in the entire nation. CDFW has a public trust responsibility to protect and conserve California’s fish and wildlife resources.

Cannabis cultivators, like other project proponents, must comply with Fish and Game Code. Working together, we can ensure environmentally-friendly cannabis cultivation.

Cannabis Restoration Grant Program (CRGP) Announces Upcoming Funding Opportunities for 2021 and Beyond

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Online Commercial Cannabis Permitting Workshop (Video)(opens in new tab)
July 22, 2020 Presented by CDFW, Department of Cannabis Control (formerly CalCannabis) and State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board).

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