Agricultural Commissioner

Medical Cannabis Resources

The California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) is developing regulations to establish medical cannabis cultivation licensing and a track and trace system, collectively referred to as the Medical Cannabis Cultivation Program (MCCP).  Please note, CDFA is in the early stages of developing the regulations that will define the medical cannabis cultivation licensing process.  CDFA is not currently issuing licenses.  CDFA anticipates licenses will begin being issued January 1, 2018.
Questions regarding issuing Operator ID Numbers (OINs)to report pesticide use should be referred to Debbie Trupe (


General Program Information and Links to Sister Agencies:


AgBullet Bureau of Medical Marijuana

AgBullet California Dept. of Food and Ag

AgBullet Santa Barbara County Planning and Development Medical Marijuana Ordinance and FAQs

AgBullet Department of Pesticide Regulation and