California Cannabis Compliance
California Cannabis Compliance

Cannabis Compliance Consulting - Business License Updates & Information


Since 2006*

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

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


Last updated on August 16, 2019



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved