Highroad delivers response to proposed California cannabis rules changes

Updated: Jan 17, 2019

At the end of October 2018, the California state cannabis regulatory agencies proposed new permanent rules for the industry.

Highroad sprang into action to formulate a response that would protect operators from undue burdens. When it comes to policy, Highroad serves as an advocate for rules that allow cannabis operators to achieve profitable compliance.

Compliance Director Simone Sandoval delivered the Highroad response on Monday, November 5, 2018.

Read the full text of the Highroad response to those proposed rules below, and learn more about licensing, compliance and audits at Highroad.

November 5, 2018

Via Email to [email protected]

Bureau of Cannabis Control

2920 Kilgore Road

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

CC: Via Email to [email protected]

California Department of Food and Agriculture

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division

P.O. Box 942871

Sacramento, CA 94271


Dear State Regulators:

Highroad Consulting Group (HIGHROAD) is a cannabis consulting company whose Clients and professional industry Contacts consist of cannabis cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and ancillary business representatives who collectively control millions of square feet of existing and to be built indoor cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and retail facilities. These businesses represent the creation of several hundred jobs and a projected annual tax revenue to the City of Desert Hot Springs of millions of dollars.

HIGHROAD has reviewed the proposed permanent regulations put forth by the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Division of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) in depth.