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Free Online Commercial Cannabis Permitting Workshop Nov. 17
  • November 1, 2021

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) and State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) are hosting an online commercial cannabis cultivation permitting workshop.

The free workshop is ideal for new and existing commercial cannabis cultivators, consultants and other interested parties. Those interested in attending can use the link below to watch the webcast. No registration is required.

Questions can be submitted in advance of the event by sending an email to with “Cannabis Webcast” as the subject line. Questions not answered during the webcast will be forwarded to the appropriate agency for a response.

Workshop Details:

  • Wednesday, November 17 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Webcast link:
  • DCC will provide an overview of the state’s cannabis cultivation licensing program and review their requirements for commercial cannabis farming. CDFW will cover their online notification system (EPIMS), types of permits issued and other compliance requirements. The State Water Board will review the cannabis policy, permitting process and other important information.

For more information about becoming a licensed commercial cannabis farmer, visit the DCC website at, call 1 844-61-CA-DCC (1-844-612-2322) or send an email to To report suspected illegal cannabis activity, visit

To learn more about CDFW’s cannabis program, visit or email 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 For compliance assistance regarding the Division of Water Quality Cannabis Cultivation General Order, send an email to or call (916) 341-5580. For compliance assistance regarding the Division of Water Rights Small Irrigation Use Registration, send an email to or call (916) 319-9427.


Media Contacts:
Janice Mackey, CDFW Communications,
Department of Cannabis Control,

Categories: Cannabis

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