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

Contact Cannabis Business Licensing Consultants in California



cannabis business licensing consulting contact information


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

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


Last updated on July 2, 2020



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved