California Cannabis Consulting
California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Specialty Mixed Light Small Adult Use Recreational A Type 1b

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Specialty Mixed Light Small Adult Use Recreational A Type 1b, 2020 Essential News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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 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.

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 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 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

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 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 type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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 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 type of license needs a Lighting Diagram?

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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.


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 120 days supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Manufacturing (non-volatile) no infusion of alcohol packaging and labeling requirements Temporary event up to 4 days Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Premises Information 2020 regulations secured area Retailer (Type 10) MCSB microbusinesses cannabis event organizer license destruction of cannabis goods quality control entry into the legal, regulated market operating procedures Local Authorization Attachment Premises Diagram member manager shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company manufacturing cannabis products licensed cannabis cultivators transport cannabis goods to retailer small product packaging supplemental label Retailer (nonstorefront) cannabis plants three cannabis licensing authorities 2020 compliance cannabis sales and/or consumption Temporary License Application at least 99% purity CO2 and ethanol extractions commercial cannabis manufacturing activity opaque exit package manufacturers who package for other producers Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Mycotoxins Testing public Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis training cannabis adult-use products topicals cannabis market onsite consumption of cannabis goods public health and safety 2020 issues transportation of cannabis goods packaging 2020 updates pre-made or purchased persons 21 years of age or older CDTFA seller’s permit three state cannabis-licensing authorities stickers annual license application diagram of the business’s layout shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market remove THC/CBD amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Bond in the amount of $5,000 manufacturing practices capsules disclosure of all criminal convictions carbohydrates and fat per serving Labor peace agreement licensed cannabis manufacturers M-licensees Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 2020 fines disposal and destruction methods commercial cannabis activity allergen information persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business emergency regulations licensed physical location (premises) MCSB’s temporary license application 2020 laws local jurisdiction authorization aggregate interest of 20% or more Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2020 resolutions Transport vehicles alarm system mandated warning statements testing methods licensing cannabis microbusinesses child-resistant outer package Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Application Checklist Arranging for laboratory testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licensing cannabis distributors medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Licensee Lookup Tool evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Licensee Information The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Local Jurisdictions Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) distributors ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation A-license and an M-license Licensees periods of 90 days extensions temporary license transportation and security packaging and labeling track and trace system A-license Industrial Hemp Advisory Board concentrate required limits A-licensees commercial cannabis products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) activity for a period of 120 days Seller’s permit number property for the commercial cannabis activity Track and Trace cannabis waste Fingerprints 2020 new laws licensed cannabis distributors inventory and quality control Business Information infusion conditional license Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles local jurisdiction security and cannabis waste disposal Proposed Section 40133 product formulation Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) highly-concentrated oils or waxes contaminant free identity of the product licensed premises premises diagram written procedures for inventory control testing of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use markets government warning statement label BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 vape cartridges cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale hydrocarbon-based solvents re-sealable operating premises manufacturing Cultivation less than 10,000 Microbusiness licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises transportation comply with all packaging and labeling requirements inventory Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturers Premises diagram at least 20% ownership interest Cannabis Manufacturing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control CDPH-9041 inhalable cannabis compliance with regulations some nutritional facts secondary package health impacts of cannabis 100 mg of THC per package Local Issuing Authority CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturer's name Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Extractions using CO2 shared-use manufacturing facilities delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods license review process Owner limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Edibles– Products local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations cannabis industries Criminal History 2020 recent news California Department of Public Health informational panel Personnel Requirements Distributor transport supply chain Ethanol paper inserted into the packaging labels not be attractive Type S share facility space meat and seafood, and other products secondary packaging manned motor vehicle testing laboratories definition of owner Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Moisture Content Testing extraction loop system Mechanical investment into a commercial cannabis business Temporary License Application Information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) unique ID/batch number must enter certain events manufacturing activities 2020 proposed changes contaminants extracts evidence of rehabilitation Local Authorization Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) chain of custody waste disposal Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2020 revisions scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises convicted of a substantially related crime minimum standards for extraction processes finished product alcoholic beverages shipping manifest Terpenoids Testing Heavy Metals Testing licensing cannabis retailers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Financial Interest Physical address disposal the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Proposition 65 structure and formation documents equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch an officer or director of a cannabis business Form # CDPH-9041 Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business local jurisdiction’s requirements 600-foot radius of a school financial interest holder hang tag or a peel-back label MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH online licensing system valid waiver Live Scans for each owner sales of cannabis goods sugar cannabis cartoons THC levels 2020 important information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) regulatory framework labeling product as a candy prohibited no infusion of nicotine separate applications access to the area(s) surety bond edible products sanitary workplaces Category I Residual Pesticides Testing primary panel requirements good manufacturing practices protocol Individual Owner health claims immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery commercial cannabis manufacturing in California ownership premises is not within a Government testing lab cannabis cultivation licensing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California medicinal and adult-use or both markets amount of THC content Food-grade Butter/Oil tinctures Cannabinoids Testing manufacture cannabis products list of artificial food colorings Operating Procedures Water/Food-grade Dry Ice retailers tamper-evident commercial kitchens California Public Records Act Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Foreign Material Testing final form dried flower requiring refrigeration recordkeeping procedures for inventory control Distributor Transport Only medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Transition Period payable to the state of California licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories state cannabis licensing child-resistant packaging conducting quality assurance review sampling standards Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) compliance with local jurisdiction Identifying information commercial cannabis manufacturing Business Organizational laboratory quality assurance Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods exception for testing laboratories purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands security The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Temporary Cannabis Event licensing scheme cultivation Butane/Hexane/Propane LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Completed Temporary License Application Form Financial information Bond and Insurance Information California Department of Public Health (CDPH) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity tobacco products certified by a California-licensed engineer regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2020 problems amount of sodium nonlaboratory quality control Percentage of ownership CDPH-issued universal symbol transporting cannabis goods sanitary and hazard-free environment adult-use commercial cannabis activity period of 120 days cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) ingredient list consumption of alcohol or tobacco Vehicle Requirements M-license The California Department of Public Health's Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls volatile solvent motor carrier permit managing member edibles packaging opaque product guidelines Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch exit packaging waste management laws ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS potentially-hazardous foods storage of cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity 600 foot radius of a school designated structure basic nutritional information no added caffeine and more.

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