Cannabis Consulting in California
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, 2019 Local News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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 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.

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 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.

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

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

Do licensees need a nursing license if they propogate immature plants for distribution or seed for distribution to another licnesee.

Yes. Licensees need a nursing license if they propogate immature plants for distribution or seed for distribution to another licnesee.

What 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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.

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 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 licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

What is the Cannabis Waste Management Requirements?

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

What 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 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large)?

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

What is a Type 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 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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 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 is a Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

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 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 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.


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:








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

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