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  •   New Labeling System for All State Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

    In an effort to continue to provide open and meaningful communication to you, CalCannabis has an important update that will affect all state cultivation licenses.

    10/31/2019 3:12:22 PM

  •   California Cannabis Track-and-Trace/METRC System Workshops for Licensees

    We invite you to join us at one of our upcoming California Cannabis Track-and-Trace (CCTT-METRC) System workshops for an advanced overview of the CCTT-METRC system being used statewide to record inventory and movement of cannabis and cannabis products throughout the commercial cannabis supply chain.

    10/3/2019 8:55:03 AM

  • Family and Food Safety First this Thanksgiving

    Eating healthy this Thanksgiving begins with basic home food safety practices that are known to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses. The Monterey County Health Department is reminding all cooks entering the kitchen this season to follow the Fight BAC!® basics of home food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill.



Education & Outreach

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Published on August 10, 2017. Last modified on October 09, 2019

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Education and outreach

The HMMS conducts education and outreach activities, to educate members of the regulated community and the general public, about how to protect workers, the public and the environment, and about environmental laws and regulations. The HMMS also conducts enforcement activities, including issuing notices of violation and referring cases to the Office of the District Attorney, for violations of environmental laws and regulations.

North & South County Workshops

The Hazardous Materials Management Service sponsors two education and outreach workshops per year. In the fall, we host a north County workshop tailored to address the needs of hazardous materials handling and hazardous waste generating businesses. In the spring, our second workshop in the south County, expands that knowledge base to include issues related to the agricultural industry.

Recent Educational Events

The Hazardous Materials Management Service of the Environmental Health Bureau recently hosted the 2019 North County Environmental Compliance Workshop. This year their keynote speaker was Monterey County Board Supervisor Chris Lopez! Mr. Lopez, who shared our common goal of human health and environmental protection. The theme of this year’s program was “Compliance HAZ Never Been So Easy”. This Workshop was designed to give you the tools you needed to get into compliance and stay there! Presentations included a variety of regulatory topics and compliance tips in the areas of CERS, hazardous waste, acutely hazardous materials, air quality, regulation of cannabis, hazardous waste in the trash and, of course, how to get an "A" on your inspection!

The event was held at the Salinas Community Center in Sherwood Hall and lasted from 8:00am-12:00pm.

View the PowerPoint presentations from the workshop below:


OTHER Educational Events

South County Workshop 2018
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North County Workshop 2017
To view photos & the PowerPoint presentations from the event, click here!

South County Workshop 2017
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