California Cannabis California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Mixed Light Medium Adult Use Recreational A Type 3b

California Cannabis Business License Compliance Cultivation Mixed Light Medium Adult Use Recreational A Type 3b, 2021 Important Information & Updates


California Cannabis Cultivators


Frequently Asked Questions

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 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 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 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 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;

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 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 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 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small)?

Type 1C, or “specialty cottage,” stands for cultivation using a combination of natural and supplemental artificial lighting at a maximum threshold to be determined by the licensing authority, of 2,500 square feet or less of total canopy size for mixed-light cultivation, up to 25 mature plants for outdoor cultivation, or 500 square feet or less of total canopy size for indoor cultivation, on one premises.

What are the 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 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.

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 license needs a Lighting Diagram?

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

What type of licensees need a Cultivation Plan?

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

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.

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 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.

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

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

What are the 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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 is a Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)?

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

What does a Cultivation Plan require?

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

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 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.

What are the required General Environmental Protection Measures?

All licensees shall comply with all of the following environmental protection measures:
Compliance with section 13149 of the Water Code as implemented by the State Water Resources Control Board, Regional Water Quality Control Boards or California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Compliance with any conditions requested by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife or the State Water Resources Control Board under section 26060.1(b)(1) of the Business and Professions Code.
All outdoor lighting used for security purposes shall be shielded and downward facing.
Immediately halt cultivation activities and implement section 7050.5 of the Health and Safety Code if human remains are discovered.
Requirements for generators pursuant to section 8306 of this chapter.
Compliance with pesticide laws and regulations as enforced by the Department of Pesticide Regulation pursuant to section 8307 of this chapter.
Mixed-light license types of all tiers and sizes shall ensure that lights used for cultivation are shielded from sunset to sunrise to avoid nighttime glare.

What is a Type 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 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium)?

Type 3, or “outdoor,” stands for outdoor cultivation using no artificial lighting from 10,001 square feet to one acre, inclusive, of total canopy size on one premises. The Department of Food and Agriculture shall limit the number of licenses allowed of this type.


State Authority & Contact:

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing (CA Department of Food & Agriculture)
1220 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 1-833-CALGROW (1-833-225-4769)
Email: calcannabis@cdfa.ca.gov

Scope of Licenses:

Medicinal (M):
  • M-Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small)
  • M-Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small)
  • M-Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small)
  • M-Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small)
  • M-Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small)
  • M-Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small)
  • M-Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small)
  • M-Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium)
  • M-Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium)
  • M-Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium)
  • M-Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)
  • M-Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large)
  • M-Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large)
  • M-Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large)

Adult-Use Recreational (A):
  • A-Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small)
  • A-Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small)
  • A-Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small)
  • A-Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small)
  • A-Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small)
  • A-Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small)
  • A-Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small)
  • A-Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium)
  • A-Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium)
  • A-Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium)
  • A-Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery)
  • A-Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large)
  • A-Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large)
  • A-Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large)

Requirements:

  • Cultivation Plan: Detailed Premises Diagram (for Specialty Cottage, Specialty, Small and Medium licenses)
  • Legal Right to Occupy
  • Property Diagram
  • Any Water Source Information
  • Identification of Cannabis Waste Management Plan
  • Applicant Track and Trace Training
  • Proof of Local License, Permit, or Other Authorization
  • Disclosure of any substantially related offenses
  • Each entity shall obtain a separate license for each premises that engages in commercial cananbis cultivation
  • License shall be prominently displayed on premises
  • Seed Production Compliance(for Nurseries)
  • Research and Development Compliance (for Nurseries)
  • Environment Protection Measures
  • Renewable Energy Compliance
  • Generator Compliance
  • Pesticide Compliance
  • Cannabis Waste Compliance
  • Track-and-Trace Sytem Compliance
  • Record Retention
  • Cooperation with any Inventory Audits
  • Inspections Compliance
  • Notification of Theft, Lost, Diversion, or Criminal Activity
  • Bureau's Sample Collection in event of transfer
  • Packaging and Labeling Compliance
  • Weighing Device Compliance
  • If applicable, liense issuance in Impacted Watershed
  • Disclosre of Owners and Financial Interest Holders
  • Sales Invoice or Receipt
  • And More...

Application and Licensing Fees:

Application Fees:
  • Specialty Cottage Outdoor $135
  • Specialty Cottage Indoor $205
  • Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 $340
  • Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 $580
  • Specialty Outdoor $270
  • Specialty Indoor $2,170
  • Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 $655
  • Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 $1,125
  • Small Outdoor $535
  • Small Indoor $3,935
  • Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 $1,310
  • Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 $2,250
  • Medium Outdoor $1,555
  • Medium Indoor $8,655
  • Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 $2,885
  • Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 $4,945
  • Nursery $520
  • Processor $1,040

Licensing Fees:
  • Specialty Cottage Outdoor $1,205
  • Specialty Cottage Indoor $1,830
  • Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 $3,035
  • Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 $5,200
  • Specialty Outdoor $2,410
  • Specialty Indoor $19,540
  • Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 $5,900
  • Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 $10,120
  • Small Outdoor $4,820
  • Small Indoor $35,410
  • Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 $11,800
  • Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 $20,235
  • Medium Outdoor $13,990
  • Medium Indoor $77,905
  • Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 $25,970
  • Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 $44,517
  • Nursery $4,685
  • Processor $9,370

Forms:


Video Guide:

Temporary License Application


Annual License Application

Resources:








California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

Download PNG file or Download JPG file



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

In addition, Small Indoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Kief Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Medium Indoor Serving Verification Theoretical yield Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Harvest Batch Cannabis product Adequate CBD from industrial hemp Sanitize CBD Ingredient Track and trace system Primary panel Manufacturer licensee Department infused pre-rolls Bureau Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 In-process material Quality control operation Cultivation site Net weight Microorganisms Nursery Topical cannabis product Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Hazard Lot Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Specialty Outdoor cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Pest gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Nonmanufactured cannabis product Flowering Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) cannabis concentrates Specialty Indoor Labeling Applicant Proposition 65 warning statement Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Dried flower Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Extraction Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Processor MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 6 – for extraction using a mechanical method or non-volatile solvent (ex: CO2, ethanol, water, or food-grade dry ice, cooking oils or butter) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Pre-roll Environmental pathogen Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Contact surface products similar to traditional food products prohibited Medium Outdoor Commercial cannabis activity Small Outdoor Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Processing M-license Pathogen Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Immature plant Informational panel Raw material Allergen cross-contact Process Processing aid Canopy Licensee Component Manufacture Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Nonvolatile solvent THC Monitor Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Adult-use Market Infusion track and trace system Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type N – for infusions Limited-access area Finished product Volatile solvent Type 11 (Distributor) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Specialty Cottage Indoor infused butters and oils as concentrates Adulterated Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Watts per square foot Holding list of cannabis manufacturers Distribution UID Cultivation Preventive controls THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Premises Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Mixed-light Tier 2 Track-and-trace systems Mixed-light Tier 1 Quarantine Validation Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 package flower or pre-rolls Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Wet weight Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Indoor cultivation Product Identity Batch Edible cannabis product Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Outdoor cultivation Qualified individual Request for Live Scan Quality control personnel Unique identifier Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 DPH-17-010E Mature plant adulteration Allergen Type 12 (Microbusiness) Personnel Package Universal symbol Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Quality alternate use of a manufacturing premises Actual yield Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Mixed-light cultivation Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type P – for packaging and labeling 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