California Cannabis Compliance
California Cannabis Law

Irvine And Marijuana Products - Cannabis News


Since 2015*

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

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

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


Last updated on October 17, 2019



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved