List of United States cannabis regulatory agencies
Cannabis regulatory agencies exist in the states, territories and district, and Indian Tribes of the United States which have legalized cannabis. The agencies include:
- Cannabis Justice Office (grantmaking office, proposed under Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019)
Territorial or Federal district
- Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Cannabis Commission (in formation as of October 2018 pursuant to CNMI Cannabis Act of 2018)
- District of Columbia – no regulatory agency[a]
- Alaska Marijuana Control Board (MCB)
- California Bureau of Cannabis Control
- Colorado Department of Revenue Enforcement Division Marijuana Enforcement (MED)
- Illinois – Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer
- Maine Office of Marijuana Policy
- Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission
- Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
- Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Marijuana Regulation
- Nevada Department of Taxation
- New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (proposed as of 2019[update])
- New Mexico Cannabis Control Division of Department of Regulation and Licensing (proposed as of 2020[update]–SB115)
- New York Office of Cannabis Management (proposed as of 2019[update])
- Oregon Liquor Control Commission
- Rhode Island Office of Cannabis Regulation (proposed)
- Vermont – Cannabis Control Board (proposed – legal but no regulatory agency[b])
- Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board
- Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Cannabis Commission
- Puyallup Tribal Cannabis Committee, Puyallup Tribe, Washington
- Squaxin Island Tribe, Washington
- Suquamish Tribe has direct tribal council control via Suquamish Evergreen Corporation (Washington)
- Tulalip Tribal Cannabis Agency, Tulalip Tribes of Washington, became the first tribal regulatory agency in mid-2018
- Regulatory agency not authorized by U.S. Congress; see Cannabis in Washington, D.C.
- See Cannabis in Vermont § Action towards a regulatory system
- Sullum, Jacob (July 23, 2019), "The Harris-Nadler Marijuana Bill Goes Further Than Others in Ways Good and Bad", Reason
- Text of S.2227, govtrack.us, accessed November 18, 2019
- Jon Perez (October 9, 2018), "Torres set to form pot commission", Saipan Tribune
- "Grosso Pushes Marijuana Legislation with Democratic House in Session", Baltimore Afro-American, Baltimore, Maryland, January 18, 2019
- Emi Sasagawa (July 17, 2015). "Marijuana in Alaska has long been legal. Now the state is struggling to regulate it". Washington Post.
- Marijuana Enforcement Division RETAIL MARIJUANA CODE 1 CCR 212-2, Code of Colorado Regulations, Colorado Secretary of State, accessed 2019-01-19
- John Pletz (May 20, 2019). "Five things you didn't know were in Illinois weed bill". Crain's Chicago Business.
- Patrick Whittle (October 6, 2019). "Maine on track for legal marijuana sales by spring 2020". Associated Press – via ABC News.
- Sarah Meehan (March 2, 2018). "FAQ: What you need to know about medical marijuana in Maryland". Baltimore Sun.
- Cannabis Control Commission, State of Massachusetts official website
- Marijuana Regulation, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs official website, accessed 2019-01-19
- "Nevada Department of Taxation prepares for the regulation of recreational marijuana" (PDF) (press release). Nevada Department of Taxation. November 10, 2016 – via official website (marijuana.nv.gov).
- Claude Brodesser-Akner, Payton Guion, Susan K. Livio (February 15, 2019). "At last! N.J. close to legalizing weed as Murphy and top Democrats have a deal". NJ.com.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
- Cannabis Regulation Act, New Mexico Legislature official website, retrieved 2020-01-17
- Patrick Anderson and Katherine Gregg (January 16, 2020). "Raimondo's $10-billion budget plan includes state-run stores for recreational pot". Providence Journal.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
- Johnson, Evan (February 26, 2019). "Vermont Senate Expected To Vote On Legal Marijuana Sales Bill This Week".
- Kristy Kepley-Steward (December 10, 2019). "Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians approve Cannabis Commission". Asheville, North Carolina: WLOS.
- "Chapter 14.08 MARIJUANA ORDINANCE", LAWS OF THE PUYALLUP TRIBE OF INDIANS, Seattle: Code Publishing Company, July 2, 2015, retrieved 2019-01-19
- "Chapter 11.10 COMMERCIAL MARIJUANA ACTIVITY" (PDF), Tribal code, Suquamish Tribe, 2016, retrieved 2019-01-19,
The Tribal Council does hereby establish and approve the charter for SEC and does hereby delegate the sole authority to locate, manage, and operate all commercial marijuana activity on behalf of the Tribe to SEC...
- "Remedy Tulalip: The Apple of Cannabis Retail", Native Business, August 13, 2018