California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Indoor Large Medicinal M Type 5a, 2019 Important News, Attorney Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

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 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 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 type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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.

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 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 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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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.

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.

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 type of license needs a Lighting Diagram?

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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 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 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 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.

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 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 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 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.

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 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 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 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 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.


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:

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
Cannabis Advising Partners: for Cannabis Consulting







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

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