If you don’t mind, I would like to ask a couple of questions that should help everyone. Obviously, we respect to confidential nature of your business records and would only ask that you respond in general terms If you don’t remember something or prefer not to respond to a specific question that is absolutely ok/:
Was the inspection done by CDFA CalCannabis alone or was someone from BCC and CDTFA there as well?
The specific points that would permit us to offer some thoughts to the larger group are:
Is your license a temporary or an annual?
What type of Cultivation License do you have [e.g. Cottage, Tier 1, Tier 2, Indoor, Outdoor?
Did they ask anything about being a cooperative or collective?
We assume they verified your Cultivation License, did they ask for Sellers Permit or Cannabis Excise Permit?
Did they veriify Responsible Person or Agent for Service of Process Informaiton?
Did they review Owner’s or Financial Interest Disclosures in other cannabis Investments?
Did they verify Premises Information?
What did they ask about water supply?
What did they ask about power supply?
Did they verify local approval and authorization?
Did they ask for:
- Surety Bond evidence in the amount of no less than $5,000, payable to the Department
- Property ownership documentation or proof of the legal right to occupy and use the property for cultivation activities
- Cultivation Plan – Premises Diagram
- Cultivation Plan – Property Diagram
- Cultivation Plan – Waste Management Plan
- Evidence of enrollment with the applicable Regional Water Quality Control Board or State Water Resources * Control Board for water quality protection or written verification from the appropriate Board that enrollment is not necessary
- Copy of any final lake or streambed alteration agreement issued by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, pursuant to sections 1602 or 1617 of the Fish and Game Code or written verification from the Department of Fish and Wildlife that a lake and streambed alteration agreement is not required
- 'Hazardous materials record search of the EnviroStor database for the proposed premises
- Compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
- Complete list of financial interest holders
- If applicable:
- Cultivation Plan – Lighting Diagram
- Cultivation Plan – Pest Management Plan
- List of members of the cannabis cooperative association
- Documents filed with the California Secretary of State
- Foreign Corporation’s certificate of qualification issued by the California Secretary of State pursuant to section 2105 of the Business and Professions Code
- Source of Water Supply Document(s) as indicated in Section E.2
- Well Log or evidence from the Department of Water Resources indicating that the Department does not have a record of the well log
- Priority Review - Evidence of compliance with the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 before September 1, 2016
Did they ask about:
Does the business hold an ownership interest in real property, personal property, or other assets
associated with, or used in, any commercial cannabis testing laboratory license types as defined in
section 26053 of the Business and Professions Code?
Has the business had a license sanctioned, suspended, or revoked in the past three years by a
licensing authority, a city, county, or city and county for unauthorized commercial cannabis activities?
Do you have any documented conduct that constitutes grounds for denial of licensure pursuant to
Chapter 2 commencing with section 480 of the Business and Professions Code or discipline of a license
pursuant to Chapter 3 commencing with section 490 of the Business and Professions Code?
Has the business or any of its officers or directors, been subject to fines, penalties, or otherwise been
sanctioned for cultivation or production of a controlled substance on public or private lands pursuant to
section 26057 of the Business and Professions Code?
Thanks so much if you decide to respond…any information from this would alll of us to discuss how to prepare for an inspection and what to expect.