Eco Certified - Green Trusted
Cannabis Licensing
California Cannabis Compliance

Herbivores for Cannabis Consulting, Licensing, and Compliance - Business License Updates & Information


Since 2006*

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

Herbivores for Cannabis Consulting Licensing and Compliance - Business License Updates & Information



recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding convicted of a substantially related crime managing member Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) minimum standards for extraction processes medicinal and adult-use or both markets health impacts of cannabis Terpenoids Testing CO2 and ethanol extractions ownership premises is not within a Government LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS certified by a California-licensed engineer consumption of alcohol or tobacco regulatory framework at least 20% ownership interest manufacturing cannabis products remove THC/CBD Proposition 65 cannabis industries track and trace system cultivation separate applications paper inserted into the packaging Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) at least 99% purity Heavy Metals Testing Local Authorization microbusinesses Vehicle Requirements adult-use commercial cannabis activity emergency regulations diagram of the business’s layout vape cartridges 2021 problems CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Microbusiness compliance with regulations ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL transportation and security requiring refrigeration The California Department of Public Health's Food-grade Butter/Oil nonlaboratory quality control Moisture Content Testing entry into the legal, regulated market definition of owner equity interest in a commercial cannabis business stickers medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale transport cannabis goods to retailer 2021 recent news 2021 regulations CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) waste disposal Temporary License Application re-sealable health claims regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Track and Trace licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories no infusion of alcohol Carbon Dioxide (CO2) testing lab comply with all packaging and labeling requirements exit packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch concentrate hydrocarbon-based solvents evidence of rehabilitation 2021 issues local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations testing of cannabis goods topicals government warning statement label some nutritional facts Criminal History licensing cannabis retailers structure and formation documents Physical address 2021 proposed changes inventory tinctures temporary license surety bond Seller’s permit number volatile solvent 600-foot radius of a school aggregate interest of 20% or more tamper-evident security licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises 2021 laws sugar waste management laws testing methods cannabis adult-use products cannabis plants state cannabis licensing Extractions using CO2 cannabis event organizer license Cultivation less than 10,000 quality control Application Checklist California Public Records Act property for the commercial cannabis activity Edibles– Products inventory and quality control Industrial Hemp Advisory Board The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Local Authorization Attachment online licensing system A-license manufacturer's name cannabis sales and/or consumption manufacturing activities alcoholic beverages pre-made or purchased CDTFA seller’s permit sales of cannabis goods chain of custody ingredient list Premises Diagram Category II Residual Pesticides Testing infusion Financial Interest scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises an officer or director of a cannabis business Fingerprints regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis shared-use manufacturing facilities 2021 new laws storage of cannabis goods immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery commercial cannabis manufacturing in California member manager 2021 important information A-license and an M-license 100 mg of THC per package allergen information Business Organizational Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 product guidelines financial interest holder highly-concentrated oils or waxes Financial information security and cannabis waste disposal manufacturing practices Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Butane/Hexane/Propane retailers amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package licensing scheme Local Jurisdictions Operating Procedures Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) opaque exit package premises diagram meat and seafood, and other products Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods licensing cannabis microbusinesses commercial cannabis manufacturing activity transporting cannabis goods 2021 revisions shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Water/Food-grade Dry Ice hang tag or a peel-back label local jurisdiction authorization protocol Premises Information Live Scans for each owner finished product Bond in the amount of $5,000 operating procedures annual license application small product packaging Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch periods of 90 days extensions California Department of Public Health sanitary workplaces Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 designated structure edible products conditional license Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cannabis training Licensees Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Mechanical Transition Period capsules supplemental label investment into a commercial cannabis business evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises THC levels Business Information three state cannabis-licensing authorities manufacture cannabis products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products medicinal and adult-use markets commercial kitchens amount of THC content 2021 compliance sanitary and hazard-free environment disposal Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control distributors transportation of cannabis goods licensing cannabis distributors destruction of cannabis goods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin CDPH-issued universal symbol cannabis cultivation licensing Manufacturing (non-volatile) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) loop system Temporary event up to 4 days product formulation Owner packaging period of 120 days Licensee Information 2021 fines M-license 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market list of artificial food colorings Form # CDPH-9041 MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH cannabis market public health and safety Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together three cannabis licensing authorities limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Transport vehicles alarm system public Licensee Lookup Tool conducting quality assurance review Premises diagram valid waiver motor carrier permit Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates packaging and labeling loan provided to a commercial cannabis business commercial cannabis manufacturers onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods persons 21 years of age or older extracts primary panel requirements A-licensees medicinal commercial cannabis activity packaging and labeling requirements product as a candy prohibited 2021 resolutions manufacturers who package for other producers labels not be attractive California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2021 updates child-resistant packaging access to the area(s) sampling standards contaminant free commercial cannabis products MCSB’s temporary license application Completed Temporary License Application Form Distributor Transport Only local jurisdiction’s requirements Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 disclosure of all criminal convictions A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity laboratory quality assurance payable to the state of California MCSB Foreign Material Testing licensed cannabis cultivators Retailer (Type 10) exception for testing laboratories secondary package Percentage of ownership Identifying information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls tobacco products testing laboratories transportation manufacturing Bond and Insurance Information no added caffeine informational panel basic nutritional information edibles packaging opaque cannabis cartoons contaminants Type S share facility space Cannabis Manufacturing good manufacturing practices unique ID/batch number secured area Mycotoxins Testing Personnel Requirements 600 foot radius of a school cannabis waste supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products identity of the product Individual Owner carbohydrates and fat per serving license review process local jurisdiction no infusion of nicotine Proposed Section 40133 Ethanol licensed physical location (premises) commercial cannabis activity 120 days extraction final form potentially-hazardous foods ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation CDPH-9041 Retailer (nonstorefront) labeling workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed cannabis distributors purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Temporary Cannabis Event procedures for inventory control compliance with local jurisdiction written procedures for inventory control shipping manifest Local Issuing Authority licensed premises manned motor vehicle limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package onsite consumption of cannabis goods supply chain Labor peace agreement dried flower Distributor transport licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers must enter certain events recordkeeping operating premises secondary packaging inhalable cannabis mandated warning statements commercial cannabis manufacturing Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) child-resistant outer package amount of sodium Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) M-licensees activity for a period of 120 days disposal and destruction methods licensed cannabis manufacturers Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Arranging for laboratory testing Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Cannabinoids Testing Temporary License Application Information The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) required limits Licensee Lookup Tool and more.

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

Check back here for updates.


Last updated on January 22, 2021



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved