Cannabis Consulting
California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Event Organizer Type 14

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Event Organizer Type 14, 2019 Career News, Information & Updates

California Cannabis Event Organizers and Temporary Cannabis Events

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the temporary cannabis event have to include security staff?

Yes, the temporary cannabis event has to include security staff.

What should be included in the Event Diagram?

The Event Diagram should show where the cannabis event will be taking place on the grounds of the event's location. It should include all areas of cannabis consumption, sales, and location of any participating licensee.

Does the organizer of the event have to first obtain a cannabis event organizer license?

Yes, the organizer of the event has to first obtain a cannabis event organizer license.

Is an event diagram required for a Temporary Cannabis Event license?

Yes, an event diagram is required for a Temporary Cannabis Event license.

Do the sales of cannabis have to be done by a retailer or microbusiness retailer?

Yes, the sales of cannabis has to be done by a retailer or microbusiness retailer.

State Authority & Contact:

Bureau of Cannabis Control (CA Department of Consumer Affairs)
PO Box 419016, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9106
Phone: 1-833-768-5880

Scope of Licenses:

  • Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer)


  • Diagram of the physical layout of the event.
  • Written approval from the local jurisdiction authorizing the applicant to engage in onsite cannabis sales to, and onsite consumption by, persons 21 years of age or older at the event.
  • A list of all licensees that will be providing onsite sales of cannabis goods at the event.
  • Business formation documents,including all documents filed with the CA Secretary of State (SOS). Foreign corporations must include a copy of the Certificate of Qualification from the SOS.
  • Labor peace agreement or notarized statement indicating that you will enter into and abide by the terms of a labor peace agreement, if applicable.
  • Limited waiver sovereign immunity, if applicable.
  • Financial Information Form

Licensing Fees:

  • $5,000: 1 -10 events annually
  • $10,000: greater than 10 events annually
  • $1,000 non-refundable: Temporary Cannabis Event License Application
  • $1,000 non-refundable: Cannabis Event Organizer License Application



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

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