Cannabis Consulting in California
California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Non Storefront Retailer Adult Use Recreational A Type 9

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Non Storefront Retailer Adult Use Recreational A Type 9, 2018 Local News, Information & Updates


California Cannabis Retailers


Frequently Asked Questions

What is a nonstorefront cannabis retailer (Type 9)?

A nonstorefront cannabis retailer sells and delivers cannabis goods to customers without a storefront.

Does a nonstorefront cannabis retailer (Type 9) need a licensed premises?

Yes, a nonstorefont cannabis retailer must have a licensed premises. However, the premise cannot be open to the public.

Who can make deliveries of Retailer's (Type 10 & 9) cannabis goods?

Only employees of the retailer (Type 10 & 9) can make deliveries.

What are the Retailer's (Type 10 & 9) packaging requirements prior to cannabis goods leaving premises?

Cannabis goods are required to be placed in an opaque exit package.

Can a Retailer (Type 10 & 9) licensee with both an A-license and an M-license share the same premises?

Yes, a Retailer (Type 10 & 9) licensee with both an A-license and an M-license can share the same premises.

How much value of Retailer's (Type 10 & 9) cannabis goods can be contained in the delivery vehicle?

A maximum of $3,000 value of cannabis goods can contained in the delivery vehicle.

Where can the Retailer's (Type 10 & 9) cannabis goods be delivered?

The cannabis goods must be delivered to a physical address.

When can a Retailer (Type 10 & 9) sell and deliver?

Retailer (Type 10 & 9) can only sell and deliver between 6am and 10pm PST

Is a Retailer (Type 10 & 9) required to have a licensed physical location?

Yes, a retailer is required to have a licensed physical location for commercial cannabis activities.

Does the Retailer need to be able to locate all delivery vehicles?

Yes, the Retailer (Type 10 & 9) must be able to immediately locate all delivery vehicles.


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
email: bcc@dca.ca.gov

Scope of Licenses:

  • A-Type 9 (Adult-Use Recreational Non-Storefront Retailer)
  • A-Type 10 (Adult-Use Recreational Retailer)
  • M-Type 9 (Medicinal Non-Storefront Retailer)
  • M-Type 10 (Medicinal Retailer)

Requirements:

  • Evidence of legal right to occupy and use the proposed premises location.
  • Premises Diagram Form
  • 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.
  • Evidence of premises compliance with local jurisdiction, if applicable.
  • 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.
  • Evidence of exemption from, or compliance with, the California Environmental Quality Act.
  • Financial Information Form
  • Proof of surety bond in the amount of $5,000, payable to the State of California.
  • Transportation procedures
  • Inventory procedures
  • Non-Laboratory
  • Quality Control procedures
  • Security procedures
  • Evidence of compliance with the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 and its implementing laws before September 1, 2016, if applicable.

Licensing Fees:

  • $4,000: Revenue Up to $500,000
  • $12,000: Revenue between $.5 million to $1.5 million
  • $36,000: Revenue between $1.5 million to $4.5 million
  • $72,000: Revenue greater than $4.5 million

Forms:


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

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