Eco Certified - Green Trusted
Cannabis Licensing
California Cannabis Licensing

Researching Cannabis Requirements Marijuana Consulting


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 allergen information manufacturer's name The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations ownership premises is not within a Government must enter certain events cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) cannabis market Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) dried flower cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale vape cartridges disposal storage of cannabis goods amount of THC content Percentage of ownership procedures for inventory control The California Department of Public Health's 2022 problems Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch evidence of rehabilitation labels not be attractive commercial kitchens Moisture Content Testing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) investment into a commercial cannabis business 2022 resolutions medicinal commercial cannabis activity tobacco products annual license application inhalable cannabis valid waiver Application Checklist Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 hydrocarbon-based solvents manufacture cannabis products state cannabis licensing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business California Public Records Act sales of cannabis goods security and cannabis waste disposal pre-made or purchased licensed cannabis manufacturers packaging and labeling requirements child-resistant packaging transport cannabis goods to retailer 2022 compliance licensing scheme payable to the state of California Bond and Insurance Information 2022 regulations 2022 updates opaque exit package manufacturers who package for other producers Premises Information Labor peace agreement list of artificial food colorings extraction Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Cannabis Manufacturing public health and safety Food-grade Butter/Oil Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Butane/Hexane/Propane Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Proposed Section 40133 transporting cannabis goods Foreign Material Testing manufacturing packaging and labeling Local Issuing Authority cannabis waste 600 foot radius of a school carbohydrates and fat per serving some nutritional facts topicals adult-use commercial cannabis activity Track and Trace Live Scans for each owner three state cannabis-licensing authorities transportation Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing contaminants Distributor transport 2022 new laws shared-use manufacturing facilities Local Authorization Attachment commercial cannabis activity quality control edibles packaging opaque limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving conducting quality assurance review Financial Interest operating procedures cultivation remove THC/CBD identity of the product shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company protocol operating premises CDPH-issued universal symbol Category II Residual Pesticides Testing supplemental label scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Heavy Metals Testing conditional license Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package disclosure of all criminal convictions loop system health claims CDTFA seller’s permit medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together CO2 and ethanol extractions Premises Diagram cannabis plants licensed premises Temporary License Application delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods unique ID/batch number California Department of Public Health (CDPH) licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers commercial cannabis manufacturing Individual Owner Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control government warning statement label 2022 issues MCSB Bond in the amount of $5,000 periods of 90 days extensions infusion microbusinesses sanitary and hazard-free environment period of 120 days Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 online licensing system medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing tamper-evident Completed Temporary License Application Form laboratory quality assurance Extractions using CO2 cannabis training emergency regulations Category I Residual Pesticides Testing disposal and destruction methods no added caffeine medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity testing of cannabis goods regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Form # CDPH-9041 no infusion of nicotine consumption of alcohol or tobacco secured area licensing cannabis distributors Mycotoxins Testing Arranging for laboratory testing license review process A-licensees Criminal History commercial cannabis manufacturing in California onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods sampling standards volatile solvent Business Information cannabis cultivation licensing requiring refrigeration BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Distributor Transport Only product as a candy prohibited Local Jurisdictions amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package diagram of the business’s layout Local Authorization 2022 fines track and trace system Proposition 65 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market compliance with regulations potentially-hazardous foods destruction of cannabis goods amount of sodium 600-foot radius of a school Licensees temporary license Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing packaging supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories A-license and an M-license minimum standards for extraction processes 120 days written procedures for inventory control Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch testing lab Temporary License Application Information the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) manufacturing practices Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) product guidelines Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) activity for a period of 120 days good manufacturing practices ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS no infusion of alcohol access to the area(s) highly-concentrated oils or waxes commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Seller’s permit number transportation and security persons 21 years of age or older distributors cannabis event organizer license ingredient list Physical address Licensee Information medicinal and adult-use markets Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) product formulation commercial cannabis manufacturers required limits Cultivation less than 10,000 chain of custody secondary package stickers onsite consumption of cannabis goods Cannabinoids Testing three cannabis licensing authorities motor carrier permit licensed cannabis distributors manufacturing activities California Department of Public Health nonlaboratory quality control surety bond local jurisdiction authorization Edibles– Products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business cannabis industries Mechanical mandated warning statements manufacturing cannabis products Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates licensing cannabis retailers THC levels 2022 revisions Personnel Requirements immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery public Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis sales and/or consumption Transition Period LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) extracts re-sealable Terpenoids Testing Vehicle Requirements primary panel requirements Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles health impacts of cannabis definition of owner alcoholic beverages highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin exit packaging CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 finished product financial interest holder medicinal and adult-use or both markets sugar informational panel small product packaging waste management laws licensing cannabis microbusinesses security equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands cannabis cartoons hang tag or a peel-back label separate applications 2022 recent news property for the commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction’s requirements MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH M-licensees A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Owner compliance with local jurisdiction concentrate Ethanol convicted of a substantially related crime manned motor vehicle Transport vehicles alarm system local jurisdiction structure and formation documents secondary packaging retailers entry into the legal, regulated market shipping manifest Fingerprints certified by a California-licensed engineer member manager Premises diagram licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises premises diagram tinctures Microbusiness comply with all packaging and labeling requirements designated structure 100 mg of THC per package Temporary Cannabis Event edible products inventory and quality control CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing sanitary workplaces testing methods Manufacturing (non-volatile) managing member child-resistant outer package commercial cannabis products Identifying information paper inserted into the packaging basic nutritional information Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Retailer (nonstorefront) supply chain contaminant free Business Organizational exception for testing laboratories Temporary event up to 4 days MCSB’s temporary license application Operating Procedures an officer or director of a cannabis business Retailer (Type 10) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control inventory waste disposal 2022 laws capsules packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit at least 99% purity at least 20% ownership interest Financial information M-license transportation of cannabis goods aggregate interest of 20% or more licensed physical location (premises) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) meat and seafood, and other products Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises recordkeeping A-license 2022 important information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act 2022 proposed changes Type S share facility space regulatory framework cannabis adult-use products CDPH-9041 final form licensed cannabis cultivators Licensee Lookup Tool labeling testing laboratories and more.

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


Last updated on January 25, 2022



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved