California Cannabis Compliance
California Cannabis Law

Corcovado Mountain and Cannabis Exploration


Since 2001*

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

Contact Cannabis Business Licensing Consultants in California



cannabis business licensing consulting contact information


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

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


Last updated on January 15, 2019



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved