Cannabis Consulting
California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Specialty Indoor Small Medicinal M Type 1a

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Specialty Indoor Small Medicinal M Type 1a, 2019 Career News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

Who can licensees transfer their harvested cannabis to?

Licensees can transfer their harvested cannabis to a licensed processor,, manufacturer or distributor via a licensed distributor.

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 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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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 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 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.

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 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

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 does a detailed premises diagram include?

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

What are the 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 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 type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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 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.

Do applicants need Track-and-Trace Training

Yes. Each applicant shall register for track-and-trace system training provided by the department within ten (10) business days of receiving notice from the department that their application for licensure has been received and is complete. Documentation of training completion shall be provided to the department within ten (10) business days of completion. Applicants approved for an annual license shall not have access to the track-and-trace system until the licensee’s designated account manager has completed, and provided proof of completion, of the track-and-trace training prescribed by the department.

What 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.

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.

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 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 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 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 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium)?

Type 3B, or “mixed-light,” for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, between 10,001 and 22,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises. The Department of Food and Agriculture shall limit the number of licenses allowed of this type.

What 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 are the required General Environmental Protection Measures?

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

What is a Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium)?

Type 3, or “outdoor,” stands for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting from 10,001 square feet to one acre, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises. The Department of Food and Agriculture shall limit the number of licenses allowed of this type.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.


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

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