California Cannabis Law
California Cannabis Law

Cannabis Business License Compliance Consultants in California


Since 1997*

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

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


Last updated on May 23, 2018



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved