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

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

Learn more by checking back here for updates.

Last updated on August 13, 2018

*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved