California Cannabis Compliance
California Cannabis Law

Corcovado Mountain and Cannabis Exploration

Since 2001*

Home | About | News | Cannabis Business License Compliance | Resources | Contact
California Cannabis Business License Consultants


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

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

Learn more by checking back here for updates.

Last updated on February 19, 2019

*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved