CDFA offering workshops on completing applications for state licensing for marijuana cultivation

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Department of Food and Agriculture's CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division has announced a series of 10 workshops for training on completing applications for state licensing.

CDFA said they anticipate issuing cannabis cultivation licenses on or about January 1, 2018.

In addition to state licenses, officials said applicants are required to comply with any local cannabis cultivation requirements. Applicants should check with their local jurisdiction regarding local ordinance requirements.

Each workshop is limited to about 150 participants per workshop. Also, a recorded training session will be available on the CalCannabis website.

Workshops started on November 28th and all training sessions are from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m.

The remaining dates and locations are as follows:

Tuesday, December 5 - Fresno County

Hugh M. Burns State Building

2550 Mariposa Mall, Room 1036, Fresno, CA 93721

Tuesday, December 5 - Mendocino County

Ukiah Valley Conference Center

200 S. School St., Ukiah, CA 95482

Thursday, December 7 - Riverside County

UC Riverside - Palm Desert Center

75080 Frank Sinatra Dr., Bldg B114-B117, Palm Desert, CA 92211

Thursday, December 7 - Alameda County

Elihu M. Harris State Office Building, Room One

1515 Clay St., Oakland, CA 94612

Tuesday, December 12 - Butte County

Butte College - Black Box Theater

3636 Butte Campus Dr., Oroville, CA 95965

Thursday, December 14 - Humboldt County

Sequoia Conference Center

901 Myrtle Ave, Eureka, CA 95501
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