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In a flurry of activity, the California Legislature passed twenty-one cannabis bills in the last weeks prior to the end of the regular session on August 31st. The Legislature has presented Governor Jerry Brown with fifteen (15) bills for him to either sign or veto.  An additional six (6) bills will be presented to the governor following the engrossment process.

The scope of the bills passed by the California Legislature in the last couple of weeks of August has been monumental.  The bills address important and meaningful issues raised by constituents.  The highlights include the state driven expungement of marijuana convictions; compassionate care programs that permit the donation of cannabis products to individuals in need; the ban of cannabis in alcoholic beverages; the protection of personal data from the federal government; the expansion in industrial hemp cultivation; restricted provisioning of marijuana to animals;  equitable expansion of the cannabis industry; and the administration of cannabis on to children on schoolsites.

The following fifteen (15) bills were presented to the governor for his signature.  The links below provide the summary article and the final bill text.

The following six (6) bills are being enrolled and will be presented to the governor shortly. The links below provide the summary article and the final bill text.


The California Senate passed the third reading of AB-2020 by a vote of 29 Yes and 9 No.  The bill allows local jurisdictions to approve state temporary licenses for cannabis events.  The bill is similar to the state temporary event rules adopted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control, which limits cannabis sales by only licensed vendors that are reported to the Bureau before the event. The Bureau may immediately stop the event if public safety is at risk or if an unlicensed vendor is not expelled immediately.  Fines for violations can be up to three times the state temporary event license fee.