Cannabis Compliance Consultants in California
California Cannabis Compliance

New Millennium Research for Cannabis Compliance - Business License Updates & Information


Since 2001*

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 Proposition 65 Cultivation less than 10,000 licensed physical location (premises) amount of THC content Licensee Information microbusinesses testing methods Form # CDPH-9041 scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises manufacturing practices quality control annual license application Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Personnel Requirements 2020 proposed changes Temporary event up to 4 days minimum standards for extraction processes Business Information MCSB disposal and destruction methods recordkeeping exception for testing laboratories secondary package Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division 2020 laws CDPH-issued universal symbol requiring refrigeration product as a candy prohibited delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods evidence of rehabilitation three cannabis licensing authorities Retailer (Type 10) carbohydrates and fat per serving 2020 updates licensing cannabis microbusinesses Water/Food-grade Dry Ice investment into a commercial cannabis business Temporary Cannabis Event ingredient list commercial cannabis manufacturing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) meat and seafood, and other products volatile solvent good manufacturing practices LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensing cannabis retailers loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 A-license and an M-license informational panel Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) manufacture cannabis products sanitary and hazard-free environment M-licensees certified by a California-licensed engineer 2020 regulations finished product 2020 issues edibles packaging opaque medicinal commercial cannabis activity potentially-hazardous foods separate applications some nutritional facts written procedures for inventory control track and trace system persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business temporary license Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 600 foot radius of a school licensing scheme cannabis event organizer license Heavy Metals Testing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Premises Diagram local jurisdiction diagram of the business’s layout state cannabis licensing three state cannabis-licensing authorities cannabis cultivation licensing secondary packaging amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package cannabis sales and/or consumption Percentage of ownership adult-use commercial cannabis activity Local Jurisdictions 2020 compliance equity interest in a commercial cannabis business onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods A-licensees medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Temporary License Application no infusion of alcohol conditional license tamper-evident Premises Information 100 mg of THC per package Foreign Material Testing surety bond comply with all packaging and labeling requirements inventory and quality control onsite consumption of cannabis goods remove THC/CBD sanitary workplaces The California Department of Public Health's shared-use manufacturing facilities member manager mandated warning statements paper inserted into the packaging MCSB’s temporary license application public health and safety Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial kitchens child-resistant packaging ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation protocol licensed cannabis distributors disclosure of all criminal convictions testing of cannabis goods Arranging for laboratory testing waste management laws CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving access to the area(s) shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit convicted of a substantially related crime commercial cannabis activity ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS chain of custody must enter certain events M-license CDPH-9041 security sales of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sampling standards Retailer (nonstorefront) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2020 problems no infusion of nicotine Terpenoids Testing inventory evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises disposal supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products commercial cannabis manufacturing activity manned motor vehicle amount of sodium CDTFA seller’s permit cannabis waste California Public Records Act Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 120 days Manufacturing (non-volatile) highly-concentrated oils or waxes Cannabis Manufacturing regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Distributor Transport Only Physical address Proposed Section 40133 manufacturer's name Ethanol shipping manifest Licensees public Licensee Lookup Tool Mycotoxins Testing Distributor transport cannabis market supply chain distributors cannabis adult-use products Business Organizational conducting quality assurance review licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories manufacturing cannabis products payable to the state of California health impacts of cannabis purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands period of 120 days operating procedures nonlaboratory quality control secured area tobacco products licensed premises Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls designated structure packaging and labeling requirements at least 99% purity Financial information infusion the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) list of artificial food colorings opaque exit package Seller’s permit number licensed cannabis cultivators 600-foot radius of a school concentrate Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act transportation and security transportation tinctures immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery medicinal and adult-use markets cultivation persons 21 years of age or older manufacturing 2020 important information Operating Procedures Industrial Hemp Advisory Board periods of 90 days extensions premises diagram emergency regulations cannabis industries Cannabinoids Testing dried flower Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Temporary License Application Information packaging and labeling entry into the legal, regulated market California Department of Public Health (CDPH) at least 20% ownership interest Licensee Lookup Tool Vehicle Requirements edible products CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL product guidelines laboratory quality assurance THC levels security and cannabis waste disposal Premises diagram valid waiver topicals Local Authorization Attachment Application Checklist capsules Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 commercial cannabis manufacturers no added caffeine operating premises re-sealable required limits storage of cannabis goods allergen information testing laboratories local jurisdiction’s requirements Local Authorization Extractions using CO2 commercial cannabis products product formulation labeling inhalable cannabis The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Completed Temporary License Application Form cannabis cartoons Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Bond in the amount of $5,000 packaging health claims basic nutritional information licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises 2020 new laws Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Identifying information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) loop system cannabis plants small product packaging licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods cannabis training hydrocarbon-based solvents procedures for inventory control Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) definition of owner Transport vehicles alarm system shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Category I Residual Pesticides Testing labels not be attractive licensing cannabis distributors transport cannabis goods to retailer 2020 recent news Butane/Hexane/Propane activity for a period of 120 days aggregate interest of 20% or more highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin structure and formation documents licensed cannabis manufacturers regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Edibles– Products local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) identity of the product Type S share facility space CO2 and ethanol extractions hang tag or a peel-back label license review process Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products destruction of cannabis goods Labor peace agreement cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale primary panel requirements transportation of cannabis goods government warning statement label medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbusiness Bond and Insurance Information online licensing system Criminal History The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) A-license 2020 fines manufacturers who package for other producers California Department of Public Health testing lab Individual Owner contaminants 2020 resolutions Local Issuing Authority Live Scans for each owner consumption of alcohol or tobacco financial interest holder compliance with regulations final form Food-grade Butter/Oil Financial Interest alcoholic beverages medicinal and adult-use or both markets manufacturing activities regulatory framework ownership premises is not within a Government workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Track and Trace motor carrier permit Transition Period MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH property for the commercial cannabis activity Fingerprints transporting cannabis goods local jurisdiction authorization exit packaging Owner supplemental label Moisture Content Testing vape cartridges compliance with local jurisdiction 2020 revisions child-resistant outer package pre-made or purchased unique ID/batch number retailers Mechanical managing member an officer or director of a cannabis business contaminant free extracts waste disposal extraction A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity stickers sugar and more.

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


Last updated on May 31, 2020



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved