California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Indoor Small Medicinal M Type 2a

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Indoor Small Medicinal M Type 2a, 2021 Important Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 is a Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

What type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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 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 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.

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.

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 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 does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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.

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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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 requirements of a Lighting Diagram?

A Lighting Diagram must include location of all lights in the canopy areas and maximum wattage of each light.

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 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.

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 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 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.


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 licensed cannabis distributors at least 20% ownership interest packaging and labeling requirements testing laboratories secondary package remove THC/CBD valid waiver persons 21 years of age or older The California Department of Public Health's CDTFA seller’s permit cannabis sales and/or consumption 120 days CDPH-issued universal symbol 2021 updates amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package volatile solvent good manufacturing practices structure and formation documents inhalable cannabis disposal testing methods vape cartridges 2021 proposed changes quality control licensed cannabis cultivators opaque exit package licensed premises activity for a period of 120 days commercial cannabis products contaminant free exception for testing laboratories online licensing system shared-use manufacturing facilities licensing cannabis retailers protocol Retailer (nonstorefront) Business Organizational Form # CDPH-9041 Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 M-license aggregate interest of 20% or more shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit diagram of the business’s layout Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles procedures for inventory control Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Temporary event up to 4 days Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving medicinal commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) supplemental label limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act infusion 2021 revisions must enter certain events some nutritional facts Food-grade Butter/Oil Premises Diagram ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis cartoons A-license and an M-license Licensees compliance with regulations Labor peace agreement Premises diagram Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Ethanol Cultivation less than 10,000 California Public Records Act consumption of alcohol or tobacco an officer or director of a cannabis business Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation labeling compliance with local jurisdiction Bond in the amount of $5,000 sanitary workplaces regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis entry into the legal, regulated market ingredient list evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division medicinal and adult-use markets manufacturing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Heavy Metals Testing capsules distributors 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market commercial cannabis manufacturers 2021 resolutions convicted of a substantially related crime Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Manufacturing (non-volatile) pre-made or purchased CDPH-9041 allergen information transportation of cannabis goods government warning statement label storage of cannabis goods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch child-resistant packaging the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Local Authorization Attachment 2021 problems Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) edibles packaging opaque licensed physical location (premises) Licensee Lookup Tool MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH definition of owner microbusinesses surety bond conducting quality assurance review Premises Information medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together cannabis plants annual license application Local Authorization Temporary License Application extraction motor carrier permit Cannabis Manufacturing Live Scans for each owner 2021 laws chain of custody 600 foot radius of a school Vehicle Requirements Local Issuing Authority public Licensee Lookup Tool payable to the state of California transportation and security workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Track and Trace final form cannabis cultivation licensing laboratory quality assurance Transition Period scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises certified by a California-licensed engineer licensing cannabis distributors shipping manifest health impacts of cannabis stickers loop system hydrocarbon-based solvents 2021 recent news packaging basic nutritional information hang tag or a peel-back label Operating Procedures licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories manufacturing activities operating premises small product packaging onsite consumption of cannabis goods manufacturer's name cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) health claims THC levels transport cannabis goods to retailer Moisture Content Testing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) concentrate A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity exit packaging operating procedures primary panel requirements temporary license Temporary License Application Information commercial kitchens Financial information Licensee Information Seller’s permit number Percentage of ownership product formulation recordkeeping product as a candy prohibited no added caffeine 2021 regulations licensing scheme inventory and quality control mandated warning statements minimum standards for extraction processes Individual Owner waste disposal list of artificial food colorings manufacturing practices Fingerprints regulatory framework member manager shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company separate applications Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Edibles– Products California Department of Public Health (CDPH) adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2021 issues transportation unique ID/batch number cannabis adult-use products cannabis market The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Owner Identifying information Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Personnel Requirements local jurisdiction’s requirements local jurisdiction requiring refrigeration Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch evidence of rehabilitation Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Financial Interest Proposed Section 40133 Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cultivation designated structure inventory track and trace system dried flower sampling standards Arranging for laboratory testing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Foreign Material Testing no infusion of nicotine highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin supply chain contaminants testing of cannabis goods informational panel Mechanical cannabis event organizer license carbohydrates and fat per serving Terpenoids Testing topicals security tamper-evident Distributor transport medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing A-license labels not be attractive supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products 2021 compliance identity of the product licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers three cannabis licensing authorities cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale amount of sodium local jurisdiction authorization immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery meat and seafood, and other products public health and safety loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 cannabis industries disposal and destruction methods licensing cannabis microbusinesses extracts Carbon Dioxide (CO2) conditional license California Department of Public Health 2021 fines access to the area(s) manufacture cannabis products packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Retailer (Type 10) 2021 new laws premises diagram purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands at least 99% purity security and cannabis waste disposal sanitary and hazard-free environment Cannabinoids Testing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Butane/Hexane/Propane periods of 90 days extensions delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 paper inserted into the packaging state cannabis licensing license review process licensed cannabis manufacturers sales of cannabis goods Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Local Jurisdictions regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) transporting cannabis goods managing member product guidelines comply with all packaging and labeling requirements M-licensees Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing secondary packaging amount of THC content Temporary Cannabis Event destruction of cannabis goods tinctures manned motor vehicle Proposition 65 property for the commercial cannabis activity Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods emergency regulations persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Business Information onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Bond and Insurance Information Physical address child-resistant outer package Mycotoxins Testing financial interest holder alcoholic beverages MCSB highly-concentrated oils or waxes written procedures for inventory control Microbusiness manufacturers who package for other producers waste management laws investment into a commercial cannabis business secured area BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL testing lab period of 120 days commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Completed Temporary License Application Form LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS retailers Category I Residual Pesticides Testing A-licensees sugar disclosure of all criminal convictions required limits 600-foot radius of a school re-sealable tobacco products Application Checklist commercial cannabis manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California cannabis training CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity potentially-hazardous foods ownership premises is not within a Government local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations finished product Type S share facility space medicinal and adult-use or both markets Criminal History cannabis waste 2021 important information Distributor Transport Only MCSB’s temporary license application commercial cannabis activity nonlaboratory quality control 100 mg of THC per package packaging and labeling edible products Transport vehicles alarm system no infusion of alcohol CO2 and ethanol extractions three state cannabis-licensing authorities manufacturing cannabis products and more.

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

Eco Certified
Green Trusted
All Rights Reserved