California Cannabis Compliance
California Cannabis Law

Corcovado Mountain and Cannabis Exploration


Since 2001*

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

Cannabis Business License Compliance in California



recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on October 18, 2019



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved