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

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


Last updated on January 13, 2019



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved