California Cannabis Consulting
California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Specialty Cottage Small Medicinal M Type 1c

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Specialty Cottage Small Medicinal M Type 1c, 2019 Essential News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

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 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 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 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.

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.

What type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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.

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 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 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 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 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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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 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.

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

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 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.

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 requirements of a Lighting Diagram?

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

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 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 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.

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.

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 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.


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 Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products infusion commercial cannabis manufacturing in California sanitary and hazard-free environment Seller’s permit number Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) opaque exit package Premises diagram amount of sodium alcoholic beverages nonlaboratory quality control shipping manifest Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing compliance with regulations commercial cannabis activity cannabis training Industrial Hemp Advisory Board evidence of rehabilitation Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Labor peace agreement Retailer (nonstorefront) Moisture Content Testing investment into a commercial cannabis business final form A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity health claims limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving emergency regulations highly-concentrated oils or waxes Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods sales of cannabis goods licensing cannabis retailers local jurisdiction product guidelines inhalable cannabis cannabis waste pre-made or purchased Vehicle Requirements hang tag or a peel-back label contaminants Personnel Requirements chain of custody Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch at least 20% ownership interest distributors period of 120 days Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division M-licensees product as a candy prohibited CDPH-9041 written procedures for inventory control Local Jurisdictions Premises Diagram commercial cannabis manufacturing cannabis event organizer license quality control Bond and Insurance Information disposal and destruction methods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin secondary package microbusinesses inventory CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL unique ID/batch number licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises transportation and security The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) transportation of cannabis goods Transport vehicles alarm system comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 2019 updates manned motor vehicle laboratory quality assurance 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Temporary License Application must enter certain events convicted of a substantially related crime transportation Live Scans for each owner tinctures ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation required limits 2019 proposed changes requiring refrigeration vape cartridges public Licensee Lookup Tool security Identifying information 2019 resolutions entry into the legal, regulated market basic nutritional information edible products persons 21 years of age or older workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Fingerprints Completed Temporary License Application Form an officer or director of a cannabis business licensed cannabis manufacturers commercial cannabis products Track and Trace cultivation loop system California Department of Public Health (CDPH) local jurisdiction authorization certified by a California-licensed engineer licensed premises regulatory framework regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis testing methods sugar Arranging for laboratory testing volatile solvent annual license application diagram of the business’s layout 2019 problems The California Department of Public Health's product formulation manufacturer's name small product packaging cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) potentially-hazardous foods California Public Records Act public health and safety limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package A-license and an M-license local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls destruction of cannabis goods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS aggregate interest of 20% or more periods of 90 days extensions sampling standards compliance with local jurisdiction delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Cannabis Manufacturing concentrate payable to the state of California Cannabinoids Testing THC levels packaging and labeling primary panel requirements extracts Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Distributor Transport Only Licensee Information Edibles– Products cannabis plants 2019 regulations 2019 compliance paper inserted into the packaging Local Authorization Attachment identity of the product amount of THC content Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Financial information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together manufacturing recordkeeping manufacturing cannabis products cannabis cartoons no added caffeine immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery security and cannabis waste disposal medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity adult-use commercial cannabis activity Licensee Lookup Tool Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) labels not be attractive manufacturing activities 600 foot radius of a school Criminal History Temporary Cannabis Event Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 CO2 and ethanol extractions topicals property for the commercial cannabis activity 2019 issues licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers testing of cannabis goods Premises Information Cultivation less than 10,000 finished product Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Business Organizational 120 days packaging and labeling requirements temporary license capsules 2019 important information Business Information onsite consumption of cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 A-license remove THC/CBD A-licensees CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing contaminant free licensed physical location (premises) 100 mg of THC per package extraction onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods consumption of alcohol or tobacco three state cannabis-licensing authorities supplemental label Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 equity interest in a commercial cannabis business license review process Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates meat and seafood, and other products waste disposal carbohydrates and fat per serving 2019 new laws supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Food-grade Butter/Oil packaging Bond in the amount of $5,000 managing member CDPH-issued universal symbol The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) edibles packaging opaque retailers purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands manufacture cannabis products Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Retailer (Type 10) Financial Interest member manager separate applications no infusion of alcohol government warning statement label testing laboratories good manufacturing practices tobacco products re-sealable Operating Procedures transporting cannabis goods motor carrier permit Temporary License Application Information 2019 recent news LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS track and trace system surety bond medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing commercial kitchens child-resistant packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing activity supply chain minimum standards for extraction processes cannabis sales and/or consumption licensing cannabis distributors MCSB’s temporary license application exit packaging cannabis industries 2019 fines activity for a period of 120 days ownership premises is not within a Government scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Physical address Mechanical Application Checklist Local Issuing Authority conditional license Heavy Metals Testing ingredient list Terpenoids Testing tamper-evident secured area storage of cannabis goods transport cannabis goods to retailer allergen information health impacts of cannabis Percentage of ownership Local Authorization Form # CDPH-9041 medicinal commercial cannabis activity three cannabis licensing authorities medicinal and adult-use markets disclosure of all criminal convictions child-resistant outer package manufacturing practices local jurisdiction’s requirements CDTFA seller’s permit Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 600-foot radius of a school Manufacturing (non-volatile) labeling some nutritional facts Type S share facility space at least 99% purity commercial cannabis manufacturers mandated warning statements Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Proposition 65 access to the area(s) conducting quality assurance review informational panel disposal licensing cannabis microbusinesses shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Proposed Section 40133 2019 revisions licensing scheme Owner Butane/Hexane/Propane shared-use manufacturing facilities M-license online licensing system licensed cannabis distributors cannabis market list of artificial food colorings operating procedures state cannabis licensing structure and formation documents dried flower Category I Residual Pesticides Testing cannabis cultivation licensing financial interest holder Microbusiness Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California inventory and quality control Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 2019 laws Distributor transport definition of owner Transition Period medicinal and adult-use or both markets testing lab premises diagram protocol secondary packaging no infusion of nicotine Foreign Material Testing exception for testing laboratories Ethanol Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale cannabis adult-use products Licensees procedures for inventory control designated structure manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business licensed cannabis cultivators sanitary workplaces hydrocarbon-based solvents Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Extractions using CO2 valid waiver waste management laws stickers manufacturers who package for other producers California Department of Public Health Mycotoxins Testing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Temporary event up to 4 days operating premises Individual Owner MCSB and more.

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