California Cannabis Consulting
California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Outdoor Large Adult Use Recreational A Type 5

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Outdoor Large Adult Use Recreational A Type 5, 2018 Essential News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

Do plants for seed products need to be tagged with a UID?

Yes, all plants or portions thereof that are used for seed production need to be tagged with a UID.

What is a Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

Type 4, or “nursery” for cultivation of cannabis solely as a nursery.

What is the Cannabis Waste Management Requirements?

Among other things, a licensee shall dispose of cannabis waste in a secured waste receptacle or in a secured area on the licensed premises designated on the licensee’s premises diagram and as identified in the licensee’s cultivation plan. For the purposes of this section, “secure waste receptacle” or “secured area” means that physical access to the receptacle or area is restricted only to the licensee, employees of the licensee, or the local agency, a waste hauler franchised or contracted by a local agency, or a private waste hauler permitted by the local agency. Public access to the designated receptacle or area shall be strictly prohibited.
Transportation of self-hauled cannabis waste shall only be performed by the licensee or employees of the licensee.
A licensee shall maintain accurate and comprehensive records regarding cannabis waste that account for, reconcile, and evidence all activity related to the generation or disposition of cannabis waste.

What type of license needs a Lighting Diagram?

Lighting Diagrams are required for mixed-light types applications (Specialty Cottage, Specialty, Small and Medium).

What is a Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium)?

Type 3B, or “mixed-light,” for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, between 10,001 and 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises. The Department of Food and Agriculture shall limit the number of licenses allowed of this type.

What should be included in a pest management plan?

Product name and active ingredient(s) of all pesticides to be applied to cannabis during any stage of plant growth. Integrated pest management protocols, including chemical, biological and cultural methods the applicant anticipates using to control or prevent the introduction of pests on the cultivation site.

Do licensees need a nursing license if they propogate immature plants for distribution or seed for distribution to another licnesee.

Yes. Licensees need a nursing license if they propogate immature plants for distribution or seed for distribution to another licnesee.

Do applicants need Track-and-Trace Training

Yes. Each applicant shall register for track-and-trace system training provided by the department within ten (10) business days of receiving notice from the department that their application for licensure has been received and is complete. Documentation of training completion shall be provided to the department within ten (10) business days of completion. Applicants approved for an annual license shall not have access to the track-and-trace system until the licensee’s designated account manager has completed, and provided proof of completion, of the track-and-trace training prescribed by the department.

What is a Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium)?

Type 3, or “outdoor,” stands for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting from 10,001 square feet to one acre, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises. The Department of Food and Agriculture shall limit the number of licenses allowed of this type.

What records need to be maintained on the licensed premises?

Department issued cultivation license(s)
Cultivation plan
All records evidencing compliance with the environmental protection measures
All supporting documentation for data or information input into the track-and-trace system;
All UIDs assigned to product in inventory and all unassigned UIDs. UIDs associated with product that has been retired from the track-and-trace system must be retained for six (6) months after the date the tags were retired; Financial records related to the licensed commercial cannabis activity, including but not limited to, bank statements, tax records, sales invoices, and sales receipts; Personnel records, including each employee’s full name, social security, or individual tax payer identification number, date of beginning employment, and date of termination of employment if applicable; Records related to employee training for the track-and-track system or other requirements of this chapter. Records shall include, but are not limited to, the date(s) training occurred, description of the training provided, and the names of the employees that received the training; Contracts with other state licensed cannabis businesses; Permits, licenses, and other local authorizations to conduct the licensee’s commercial cannabis activity; Records associated with composting or disposal of cannabis waste. Documentation associated with loss of access to the track-and-trace system.

What are the required General Environmental Protection Measures?

All licensees shall comply with all of the following environmental protection measures:
Compliance with section 13149 of the Water Code as implemented by the State Water Resources Control Board, Regional Water Quality Control Boards or California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Compliance with any conditions requested by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife or the State Water Resources Control Board under section 26060.1(b)(1) of the Business and Professions Code.
All outdoor lighting used for security purposes shall be shielded and downward facing.
Immediately halt cultivation activities and implement section 7050.5 of the Health and Safety Code if human remains are discovered.
Requirements for generators pursuant to section 8306 of this chapter.
Compliance with pesticide laws and regulations as enforced by the Department of Pesticide Regulation pursuant to section 8307 of this chapter.
Mixed-light license types of all tiers and sizes shall ensure that lights used for cultivation are shielded from sunset to sunrise to avoid nighttime glare.

What does a Cultivation Plan require?

Cultivation Plans require: Detailed Premises Diagram, Pest Management Plan, and a Cannabis Waste Management Plan.

What is a Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small)?

Type 2, or “small outdoor,” stands for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

Who can licensees transfer their harvested cannabis to?

Licensees can transfer their harvested cannabis to a licensed processor,, manufacturer or distributor via a licensed distributor.

Are there Sales Invoice or Receipt Requirements?

The licensee shall prepare a sales invoice or receipt for every sale, transport, or transfer of cannabis or nonmanufactured cannabis product to another licensee. Sales invoices and receipts may be retained electronically but must be readily accessible for examination by the department, other state licensing authorities, any state or local law enforcement authority, and the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
For complete requirements, refer to our regulations page.

According to the federal Controlled Substances Act, what type of drug is cannabis?

According to the federal Controlled Substances Act, Cannabis is a Schedule I drug.

What are the Generator Requirements?

Licensees using generators rated at fifty (50) horsepower and greater shall demonstrate compliance with Airborne Toxic Control Measures. Compliance shall be demonstrated by providing a copy of one of the following to the CalCannabis department upon request:
(1) A Portable Equipment Registration Certificate provided by the California Air Resources Board, or;
(2) A Permit to Operate obtained from the Local Air District with jurisdiction over the licensed premises.
Licensees using generators rated below fifty (50) horsepower shall designate the generator as emergency or low use, meet Tier 3 with level 3 diesel particulate filter requirements, and meet Tier 4 engine requirements.
All generators shall be equipped with nonresettable hour-meters.

What is a Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large)?

Type 5A, or “indoor,” means for indoor cultivation using exclusively artificial lighting greater than 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.
No Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B cultivation licenses may be issued before January 1, 2023.
Commencing on January 1, 2023, a Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee may apply for and hold a Type 6 or Type 7 license and apply for and hold a Type 10 license. A Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee shall not be eligible to apply for or hold a Type 8, Type 11, or Type 12 license.

What is a Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small)?

Type 1B, or “specialty mixed-light,” stands for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, of between 2,501 and 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises.

What are the requirements of a Lighting Diagram?

A Lighting Diagram must include location of all lights in the canopy areas and maximum wattage of each light.

What are the Renewable Energy Requirements?

Beginning January 1, 2023, all indoor, tier 2 mixed-light license types of all sizes, and nurseries using indoor or tier 2 mixed-light techniques, shall ensure that electrical power used for commercial cannabis activity meets the average electricity greenhouse gas emissions intensity required of their local utility provider.

What are the Pesticide Use Requirements?

Licensees shall comply with all pesticide laws and regulations enforced by the Department of Pesticide Regulation.
For all pesticides that comply with subsection (a) above and are exempt from registration requirements, licensees shall comply with the following pesticide application and storage protocols:
(1) Comply with all pesticide label directions;
(2) Store chemicals in a secure building or shed to prevent access by wildlife;
(3) Contain any chemical leaks and immediately clean up any spills;
(4) Apply the minimum amount of product necessary to control the target pest;
(5) Prevent offsite drift;
(6) Do not apply pesticides when pollinators are present;
(7) Do not allow drift to flowering plants attractive to pollinators;
(8) Do not spray directly to surface water or allow pesticide product to drift to surface water. Spray only when wind is blowing away from surface water bodies;
(9) Do not apply pesticides when they may reach surface water or groundwater; and
(10) Only use properly labeled pesticides

What is a Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium)?

Type 3A, or “indoor,” stands for indoor cultivation using exclusively artificial lighting between 10,001 and 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises. The Department of Food and Agriculture shall limit the number of licenses allowed of this type.

What is a Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large)?

Type 5B, or “mixed-light,” means for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, greater than 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.
No Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B cultivation licenses may be issued before January 1, 2023.
Commencing on January 1, 2023, a Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee may apply for and hold a Type 6 or Type 7 license and apply for and hold a Type 10 license. A Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee shall not be eligible to apply for or hold a Type 8, Type 11, or Type 12 license.

What is a Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small)?

Type 2A, or “small indoor,” stands for indoor cultivation using exclusively artificial lighting between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

What does a detailed premises diagram include?

A detailed premise diagram must show all boundaries and dimensions (in feet) of the following areas:
(A) Canopy area(s), including aggregate square footage if the canopy areas are noncontiguous;
(B) Area(s) outside of the canopy where only immature plants shall be maintained, if applicable;
(C) Designated pesticide and other agricultural chemical storage area(s);
(D) Designated processing area(s) if the licensee will process on site;
(E) Designated packaging area(s) if the licensee will package products on site;
(F) Designated composting area(s) if the licensee will compost cannabis waste on site;
(G) Designated secured area(s) for cannabis waste if different than subsection (F) above;
(H) Designated area(s) for harvested cannabis storage;

What is a Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small)?

Type 1, or “specialty outdoor,” stands for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting of less than or equal to 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises, or up to 50 mature plants on noncontiguous plots.

What type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

Specialty Cottage, Specialty, Small and Medium licenses need a detailed premises diagram.

What are the fines for violations?

For minor violations, the fine range is $100-500.
For moderate violations, the fine range is $501-$1,000.
For serious violations, the fine range is $1,001-$5,000.
For guidance on what constitutes a minor, moderate, or serious violation, refer to our regulations page.

What is a Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small)?

Type 1A, or “specialty indoor,” stands for indoor cultivation using exclusively artificial lighting of between 501 and 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises.

What are the records and reporting requirements?

Each licensee shall keep and maintain the records listed in subsection (d) for at least seven (7) years from the date the document was created.
Records shall be kept in a manner that allows the records to be provided at the licensed premises or delivered to the department, upon request.

What is a Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small)?

Type 1C, or “specialty cottage,” stands for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, of 2,500 square feet or less of total canopy size for mixed-light cultivation, up to 25 mature plants for outdoor cultivation, or 500 square feet or less of total canopy size for indoor cultivation, on one premises.

What are the flowering requirements?

Cannabis plants maintained outside of the designated canopy area(s) for specialty cottage, specialty, small and medium licenses are prohibited from flowering. Should plants outside of the canopy area(s) begin to flower, a UID shall be applied, the plant(s) shall be moved to the designated canopy area without delay, and reported in the track-and-trace system.

Can Nurseries maintain an area for research and development?

Yes. Nurseries may maintain a research and development area, as identified in their cultivation plan, for the cultivation of mature plants. All mature plants shall be tagged with a UID. All products derived from these plants are prohibited from entering the commercial distribution chain.

What is a Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small)?

Type 2B, or “small mixed-light,” for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

What is a Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large)?

Type 5, or “outdoor,” means for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting greater than one acre, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.
No Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B cultivation licenses may be issued before January 1, 2023.
Commencing on January 1, 2023, a Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee may apply for and hold a Type 6 or Type 7 license and apply for and hold a Type 10 license. A Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee shall not be eligible to apply for or hold a Type 8, Type 11, or Type 12 license.

Can cultivation licensees make material physical modification of premises?

Cultivation licensees cannot make material physical modifications of the licensed premises if it materially or substantially alters the licensed premise of the use thereof from the premises diagram without prior written approval by the department.

What are the Cultivation Requirements for Processor Licenses?


(a) All aggregation of product shall adhere to track-and-trace requirements.
(b) Licensees may produce nonmanufactured cannabis products without a manufacturing license, provided compliance with packaging and labeling requirements.
(c) Cultivation of cannabis plants is prohibited at a licensed processor premises.


State Authority & Contact:

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing (CA Department of Food & Agriculture)
1220 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 1-833-CALGROW (1-833-225-4769)
Email: calcannabis@cdfa.ca.gov

Scope of Licenses:

Medicinal (M):
  • M-Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small)
  • M-Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small)
  • M-Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small)
  • M-Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small)
  • M-Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small)
  • M-Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small)
  • M-Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small)
  • M-Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium)
  • M-Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium)
  • M-Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium)
  • M-Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)
  • M-Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large)
  • M-Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large)
  • M-Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large)

Adult-Use Recreational (A):
  • A-Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small)
  • A-Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small)
  • A-Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small)
  • A-Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small)
  • A-Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small)
  • A-Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small)
  • A-Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small)
  • A-Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium)
  • A-Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium)
  • A-Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium)
  • A-Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)
  • A-Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large)
  • A-Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large)
  • A-Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large)

Requirements:

  • Cultivation Plan: Detailed Premises Diagram (for Specialty Cottage, Specialty, Small and Medium licenses)
  • Legal Right to Occupy
  • Property Diagram
  • Any Water Source Information
  • Identification of Cannabis Waste Management Plan
  • Applicant Track and Trace Training
  • Proof of Local License, Permit, or Other Authorization
  • Disclosure of any substantially related offenses
  • Each entity shall obtain a separate license for each premises that engages in commercial cananbis cultivation
  • License shall be prominently displayed on premises
  • Seed Production Compliance(for Nurseries)
  • Research and Development Compliance (for Nurseries)
  • Environment Protection Measures
  • Renewable Energy Compliance
  • Generator Compliance
  • Pesticide Compliance
  • Cannabis Waste Compliance
  • Track-and-Trace Sytem Compliance
  • Record Retention
  • Cooperation with any Inventory Audits
  • Inspections Compliance
  • Notification of Theft, Lost, Diversion, or Criminal Activity
  • Bureau's Sample Collection in event of transfer
  • Packaging and Labeling Compliance
  • Weighing Device Compliance
  • If applicable, liense issuance in Impacted Watershed
  • Disclosre of Owners and Financial Interest Holders
  • Sales Invoice or Receipt
  • And More...

Application and Licensing Fees:

Application Fees:
  • Specialty Cottage Outdoor $135
  • Specialty Cottage Indoor $205
  • Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 $340
  • Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 $580
  • Specialty Outdoor $270
  • Specialty Indoor $2,170
  • Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 $655
  • Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 $1,125
  • Small Outdoor $535
  • Small Indoor $3,935
  • Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 $1,310
  • Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 $2,250
  • Medium Outdoor $1,555
  • Medium Indoor $8,655
  • Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 $2,885
  • Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 $4,945
  • Nursery $520
  • Processor $1,040

Licensing Fees:
  • Specialty Cottage Outdoor $1,205
  • Specialty Cottage Indoor $1,830
  • Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 $3,035
  • Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 $5,200
  • Specialty Outdoor $2,410
  • Specialty Indoor $19,540
  • Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 $5,900
  • Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 $10,120
  • Small Outdoor $4,820
  • Small Indoor $35,410
  • Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 $11,800
  • Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 $20,235
  • Medium Outdoor $13,990
  • Medium Indoor $77,905
  • Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 $25,970
  • Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 $44,517
  • Nursery $4,685
  • Processor $9,370

Forms:


Video Guide:

Temporary License Application


Annual License Application

Resources:








California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

Download PNG file or Download JPG file



This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Mycotoxins Testing licensed cannabis distributors manufacturing cannabis products storage of cannabis goods quality control certified by a California-licensed engineer Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Retailer (nonstorefront) security cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) transporting cannabis goods labeling manufacturing activities Terpenoids Testing testing laboratories track and trace system diagram of the business’s layout Mechanical 2018 new laws child-resistant outer package the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) 2018 revisions evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers written procedures for inventory control Local Authorization cannabis adult-use products Business Information financial interest holder Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing transportation and security Temporary License Application recordkeeping LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS CDPH-issued universal symbol The California Department of Public Health's Temporary License Application Information regulatory framework vape cartridges manufacturer's name remove THC/CBD manned motor vehicle Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Butane/Hexane/Propane security and cannabis waste disposal retailers operating procedures compliance with regulations licensed physical location (premises) cannabis training Distributor Transport Only medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package commercial kitchens list of artificial food colorings government warning statement label purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Heavy Metals Testing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Vehicle Requirements 120 days temporary license manufacturing disposal and destruction methods Bond in the amount of $5,000 at least 20% ownership interest medicinal and adult-use or both markets product guidelines shipping manifest Ethanol Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 some nutritional facts 2018 regulations 2018 laws 2018 compliance destruction of cannabis goods emergency regulations Application Checklist Carbon Dioxide (CO2) member manager Category II Residual Pesticides Testing microbusinesses commercial cannabis activity infusion Proposed Section 40133 three state cannabis-licensing authorities access to the area(s) onsite consumption of cannabis goods Percentage of ownership Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division definition of owner primary panel requirements Criminal History evidence of rehabilitation Financial information payable to the state of California nonlaboratory quality control laboratory quality assurance California Public Records Act licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories extracts A-licensees tinctures packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls edibles packaging opaque comply with all packaging and labeling requirements pre-made or purchased Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Individual Owner valid waiver 2018 resolutions 2018 proposed changes cannabis cultivation licensing MCSB entry into the legal, regulated market 100 mg of THC per package limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving cannabis industries loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Manufacturing (non-volatile) inhalable cannabis Local Issuing Authority delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods opaque exit package paper inserted into the packaging shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Transition Period separate applications good manufacturing practices required limits onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods edible products tamper-evident local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Transport vehicles alarm system motor carrier permit final form no added caffeine Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates licensed premises testing lab medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together sugar meat and seafood, and other products licensed cannabis cultivators commercial cannabis products tobacco products scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises conducting quality assurance review extraction CDPH-9041 Live Scans for each owner Retailer (Type 10) Physical address THC levels amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package sanitary workplaces consumption of alcohol or tobacco Fingerprints Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) CO2 and ethanol extractions adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis sales and/or consumption no infusion of alcohol California Department of Public Health managing member Temporary Cannabis Event secondary package Cannabis Manufacturing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Licensees contaminants A-license Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act commercial cannabis manufacturing in California concentrate minimum standards for extraction processes capsules activity for a period of 120 days operating premises contaminant free structure and formation documents immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Identifying information conditional license alcoholic beverages highly-concentrated oils or waxes local jurisdiction authorization basic nutritional information protocol ingredient list public Licensee Lookup Tool licensing cannabis retailers mandated warning statements shared-use manufacturing facilities ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manufacturers who package for other producers exit packaging public health and safety sanitary and hazard-free environment loop system cannabis waste licensing cannabis microbusinesses Cultivation less than 10,000 compliance with local jurisdiction equity interest in a commercial cannabis business persons 21 years of age or older Temporary event up to 4 days at least 99% purity must enter certain events packaging M-licensees annual license application Track and Trace California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Proposition 65 transportation licensing scheme Type S share facility space Completed Temporary License Application Form Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 600-foot radius of a school Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) cannabis plants Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products carbohydrates and fat per serving Labor peace agreement cannabis cartoons packaging and labeling requirements persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business surety bond Premises Diagram commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Financial Interest medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing topicals online licensing system cultivation MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH medicinal and adult-use markets licensed cannabis manufacturers small product packaging transportation of cannabis goods testing of cannabis goods supplemental label sampling standards Personnel Requirements highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin potentially-hazardous foods ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation designated structure labels not be attractive ownership premises is not within a Government product as a candy prohibited finished product health impacts of cannabis allergen information Arranging for laboratory testing Cannabinoids Testing Edibles– Products transport cannabis goods to retailer commercial cannabis manufacturing Owner dried flower CDTFA seller’s permit commercial cannabis manufacturers requiring refrigeration Moisture Content Testing 2018 recent news Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) manufacturing practices Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch no infusion of nicotine MCSB’s temporary license application inventory and quality control state cannabis licensing cannabis event organizer license Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Form # CDPH-9041 Operating Procedures hydrocarbon-based solvents an officer or director of a cannabis business A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity medicinal commercial cannabis activity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) investment into a commercial cannabis business Premises Information Extractions using CO2 disposal supply chain secured area supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products sales of cannabis goods Local Authorization Attachment exception for testing laboratories product formulation convicted of a substantially related crime 2018 fines 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing secondary packaging distributors testing methods aggregate interest of 20% or more Seller’s permit number Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Premises diagram 2018 updates Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Foreign Material Testing M-license procedures for inventory control The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Licensee Lookup Tool Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) waste disposal identity of the product manufacture cannabis products child-resistant packaging Microbusiness Business Organizational amount of sodium license review process hang tag or a peel-back label Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch health claims Bond and Insurance Information 600 foot radius of a school volatile solvent Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) chain of custody periods of 90 days extensions Food-grade Butter/Oil informational panel Licensee Information packaging and labeling 2018 important information premises diagram inventory CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises three cannabis licensing authorities cannabis market amount of THC content cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Local Jurisdictions waste management laws Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods local jurisdiction’s requirements regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL stickers Distributor transport local jurisdiction unique ID/batch number licensing cannabis distributors period of 120 days property for the commercial cannabis activity re-sealable 2018 problems disclosure of all criminal convictions A-license and an M-license 2018 issues Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company and more.

In addition, Harvest Batch Specialty Outdoor Adequate Personnel Applicant products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Wet weight Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Department Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Track-and-trace systems THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Raw material Lot Sanitize Infusion Pre-roll Allergen cross-contact Universal symbol CBD Hazard THC Product Identity Licensee Batch alternate use of a manufacturing premises Pest gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Environmental pathogen Allergen Proposition 65 warning statement Premises Processor package flower or pre-rolls Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Verification UID Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type P – for packaging and labeling only Holding Quarantine Nonmanufactured cannabis product Bureau Contact surface Distribution Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Limited-access area Actual yield Pathogen Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Indoor cultivation Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Quality control personnel Package Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Primary panel Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Processing Type 10 (Retailer) Commercial cannabis activity Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Mixed-light cultivation Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Cultivation site Adult-use Market Mixed-light Tier 1 Nursery Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Extraction Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints adulteration Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Kief Serving Adulterated MCSB 90-day extension periods Specialty Cottage Outdoor In-process material Microorganisms Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Volatile solvent Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type 6 – for extraction using a mechanical method or non-volatile solvent (ex: CO2, ethanol, water, or food-grade dry ice, cooking oils or butter) Dried flower Quality Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 11 (Distributor) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Informational panel Cultivation Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Outdoor cultivation Flowering Ingredient Process Nonvolatile solvent list of cannabis manufacturers infused butters and oils as concentrates Request for Live Scan Manufacturer licensee Mature plant Immature plant Track and trace system Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Edible cannabis product CBD from industrial hemp Topical cannabis product Type N – for infusions Watts per square foot Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Labeling Unique identifier Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Net weight Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Preventive controls Specialty Indoor Manufacture Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Qualified individual M-license Small Indoor Processing aid Quality control operation DPH-17-010E Medium Indoor Canopy track and trace system Monitor Validation Small Outdoor Mixed-light Tier 2 Cannabis product infused pre-rolls Finished product Theoretical yield Specialty Cottage Indoor Component cannabis concentrates Medium Outdoor and more.


Disclaimer: Informational and educational purposes. Self-help services (not legal advice). Site is not affiliated with any state agency. Note that site might not contain the most updated information. Your receipt of any information from this site does not create a relationship. Prior results do not guarantee or suggest a similar result in other matters. No promise is made with regard to services or content's reliability, availabilty, or ability to meet any needs. Information and services provided "AS IS."

All Rights Reserved