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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 10. Cannabis [26000 - 26260]

  ( Heading of Division 10 amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 27, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 2. Administration [26010 - 26018]
  ( Chapter 2 added November 8, 2016, by initiative Proposition 64, Sec. 6.1. )


(a) It being a matter of statewide concern, except as otherwise authorized in this division, the department shall have the sole authority to create, issue, deny, renew, discipline, condition, suspend, or revoke licenses for commercial cannabis activity.

(b) The department shall have the authority to collect fees in connection with activities it regulates concerning cannabis. The department may create licenses in addition to those identified in this division that the department deems necessary to effectuate its duties under this division.

(c) For the performance of its duties, the department has the power conferred by Sections 11180 to 11191, inclusive, of the Government Code.

(Amended (as amended by Stats. 2021, Ch. 70, Sec. 11) by Stats. 2021, Ch. 87, Sec. 2. (SB 160) Effective July 16, 2021. Note: This section was added on Nov. 8, 2016, by initiative Prop. 64.)