California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Mixed Light Small Medicinal M Type 2b

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Mixed Light Small Medicinal M Type 2b, 2018 Important Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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 type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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 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 are the Renewable Energy Requirements?

Beginning January 1, 2023, all indoor, tier 2 mixed-light license types of all sizes, and nurseries using indoor or tier 2 mixed-light techniques, shall ensure that electrical power used for commercial cannabis activity meets the average electricity greenhouse gas emissions intensity required of their local utility provider.

What is a Type 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 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.

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 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 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 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 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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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.

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 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small)?

Type 2B, or “small mixed-light,” for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

What is a Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small)?

Type 2, or “small outdoor,” stands for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting between 5,001 and 10,000 square feet, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises.

What 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 records and reporting requirements?

Each licensee shall keep and maintain the records listed in subsection (d) for at least seven (7) years from the date the document was created.
Records shall be kept in a manner that allows the records to be provided at the licensed premises or delivered to the department, upon request.

What are the 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 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 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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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 are the flowering requirements?

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

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

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

What is a Type 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.

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 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.

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 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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


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

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