Cannabis Consulting
California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Mixed Light Large Adult Use Recreational A Type 5b

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Mixed Light Large Adult Use Recreational A Type 5b, 2019 Career News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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.

According to the federal Controlled Substances Act, what type of drug is cannabis?

According to the federal Controlled Substances Act, Cannabis is a Schedule I drug.

What are the Renewable Energy Requirements?

Beginning January 1, 2023, all indoor, tier 2 mixed-light license types of all sizes, and nurseries using indoor or tier 2 mixed-light techniques, shall ensure that electrical power used for commercial cannabis activity meets the average electricity greenhouse gas emissions intensity required of their local utility provider.

What does a detailed premises diagram include?

A detailed premise diagram must show all boundaries and dimensions (in feet) of the following areas:
(A) Canopy area(s), including aggregate square footage if the canopy areas are noncontiguous;
(B) Area(s) outside of the canopy where only immature plants shall be maintained, if applicable;
(C) Designated pesticide and other agricultural chemical storage area(s);
(D) Designated processing area(s) if the licensee will process on site;
(E) Designated packaging area(s) if the licensee will package products on site;
(F) Designated composting area(s) if the licensee will compost cannabis waste on site;
(G) Designated secured area(s) for cannabis waste if different than subsection (F) above;
(H) Designated area(s) for harvested cannabis storage;

What is a Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large)?

Type 5, or “outdoor,” means for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting greater than one acre, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.
No Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B cultivation licenses may be issued before January 1, 2023.
Commencing on January 1, 2023, a Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee may apply for and hold a Type 6 or Type 7 license and apply for and hold a Type 10 license. A Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee shall not be eligible to apply for or hold a Type 8, Type 11, or Type 12 license.

What is a Type 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 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small)?

Type 2B, or “small mixed-light,” for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

What is 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.

Are there Sales Invoice or Receipt Requirements?

The licensee shall prepare a sales invoice or receipt for every sale, transport, or transfer of cannabis or nonmanufactured cannabis product to another licensee. Sales invoices and receipts may be retained electronically but must be readily accessible for examination by the department, other state licensing authorities, any state or local law enforcement authority, and the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
For complete requirements, refer to our regulations page.

What is a Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small)?

Type 1, or “specialty outdoor,” stands for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting of less than or equal to 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises, or up to 50 mature plants on noncontiguous plots.

What are the required General Environmental Protection Measures?

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

What type of license needs a Lighting Diagram?

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

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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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 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.

Can cultivation licensees make material physical modification of premises?

Cultivation licensees cannot make material physical modifications of the licensed premises if it materially or substantially alters the licensed premise of the use thereof from the premises diagram without prior written approval by the department.

What is a Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large)?

Type 5A, or “indoor,” means for indoor cultivation using exclusively artificial lighting greater than 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.
No Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B cultivation licenses may be issued before January 1, 2023.
Commencing on January 1, 2023, a Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee may apply for and hold a Type 6 or Type 7 license and apply for and hold a Type 10 license. A Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee shall not be eligible to apply for or hold a Type 8, Type 11, or Type 12 license.

What are the 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 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 type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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.

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 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

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.

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 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large)?

Type 5B, or “mixed-light,” means for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, greater than 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.
No Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B cultivation licenses may be issued before January 1, 2023.
Commencing on January 1, 2023, a Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee may apply for and hold a Type 6 or Type 7 license and apply for and hold a Type 10 license. A Type 5, Type 5A, or Type 5B licensee shall not be eligible to apply for or hold a Type 8, Type 11, or Type 12 license.

What is a Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small)?

Type 1B, or “specialty mixed-light,” stands for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, of between 2,501 and 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises.

What 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 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.

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

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