California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Mixed Light Small Medicinal M Type 2b, 2019 Important News, Attorney Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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 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.

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

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

What is a Type 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 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.

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 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 the Cannabis Waste Management Requirements?

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

What type of license needs a Lighting Diagram?

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

What is a Type 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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.

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 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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 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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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 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 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.

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 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.


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

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