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

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Indoor Large Adult Use Recreational A Type 5a, 2018 Career News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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 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 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 type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 are the required General Environmental Protection Measures?

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

What are the 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 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 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 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 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 type of license needs a Lighting Diagram?

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

What does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

What is a Type 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.

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 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 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 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small)?

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

What is a Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

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.

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.

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 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.


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

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