California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Indoor Large Medicinal M Type 5a

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Indoor Large Medicinal M Type 5a, 2019 Important Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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 are the flowering requirements?

Cannabis plants maintained outside of the designated canopy area(s) for specialty cottage, specialty, small and medium licenses are prohibited from flowering. Should plants outside of the canopy area(s) begin to flower, a UID shall be applied, the plant(s) shall be moved to the designated canopy area without delay, and reported in the track-and-trace system.

What is a Type 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 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 records need to be maintained on the licensed premises?

Department issued cultivation license(s)
Cultivation plan
All records evidencing compliance with the environmental protection measures
All supporting documentation for data or information input into the track-and-trace system;
All UIDs assigned to product in inventory and all unassigned UIDs. UIDs associated with product that has been retired from the track-and-trace system must be retained for six (6) months after the date the tags were retired; Financial records related to the licensed commercial cannabis activity, including but not limited to, bank statements, tax records, sales invoices, and sales receipts; Personnel records, including each employee’s full name, social security, or individual tax payer identification number, date of beginning employment, and date of termination of employment if applicable; Records related to employee training for the track-and-track system or other requirements of this chapter. Records shall include, but are not limited to, the date(s) training occurred, description of the training provided, and the names of the employees that received the training; Contracts with other state licensed cannabis businesses; Permits, licenses, and other local authorizations to conduct the licensee’s commercial cannabis activity; Records associated with composting or disposal of cannabis waste. Documentation associated with loss of access to the track-and-trace system.

What are the 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 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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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;

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

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

What are the fines for violations?

For minor violations, the fine range is $100-500.
For moderate violations, the fine range is $501-$1,000.
For serious violations, the fine range is $1,001-$5,000.
For guidance on what constitutes a minor, moderate, or serious violation, refer to our regulations page.

What is a Type 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.

Who can licensees transfer their harvested cannabis to?

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

What are the 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 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 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.

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

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

What is a Type 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 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 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 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 type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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 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

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 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 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 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small)?

Type 1A, or “specialty indoor,” stands for indoor cultivation using exclusively artificial lighting of between 501 and 5,000 square feet of total canopy size on one premises.

What is a Type 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 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 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

What type of license needs a Lighting Diagram?

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

What is a Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small)?

Type 2A, or “small indoor,” stands for indoor cultivation using exclusively artificial lighting between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

What 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.

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.

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.


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

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