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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 A-license motor carrier permit public health and safety persons 21 years of age or older mandated warning statements A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package disclosure of all criminal convictions Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control member manager Ethanol shared-use manufacturing facilities Premises Diagram entry into the legal, regulated market A-license and an M-license local jurisdiction onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Live Scans for each owner online licensing system commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division consumption of alcohol or tobacco Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 packaging and labeling identity of the product labeling contaminants 100 mg of THC per package manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) California Department of Public Health product as a candy prohibited protocol Temporary License Application disposal and destruction methods packaging and labeling requirements commercial cannabis products waste disposal loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Microbusiness medicinal commercial cannabis activity period of 120 days licensing cannabis retailers supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products tobacco products evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Retailer (nonstorefront) Personnel Requirements conditional license local jurisdiction’s requirements Criminal History workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market commercial cannabis manufacturing laboratory quality assurance carbohydrates and fat per serving testing of cannabis goods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH tamper-evident 2018 laws Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) informational panel Bond in the amount of $5,000 must enter certain events licensing cannabis microbusinesses Butane/Hexane/Propane regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis packaging quality control 2018 resolutions Business Organizational volatile solvent public Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis market annual license application Transport vehicles alarm system microbusinesses extraction secondary package finished product required limits Temporary Cannabis Event financial interest holder manufacturing 600-foot radius of a school Local Jurisdictions The California Department of Public Health's Heavy Metals Testing no added caffeine California Public Records Act emergency regulations LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS transport cannabis goods to retailer manufacturing practices licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories licensing cannabis distributors Labor peace agreement licensed physical location (premises) secondary packaging loop system Physical address certified by a California-licensed engineer minimum standards for extraction processes 2018 proposed changes manufacturer's name ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation product guidelines no infusion of nicotine Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing requiring refrigeration potentially-hazardous foods Financial information access to the area(s) tinctures medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at least 20% ownership interest Retailer (Type 10) MCSB’s temporary license application security medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together state cannabis licensing highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers payable to the state of California licensing scheme remove THC/CBD shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Fingerprints cannabis cultivation licensing amount of sodium activity for a period of 120 days edibles packaging opaque evidence of rehabilitation premises diagram Cannabinoids Testing purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands operating premises Cultivation less than 10,000 cultivation cannabis industries Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises adult-use commercial cannabis activity CDPH-9041 2018 regulations Proposition 65 structure and formation documents Distributor transport track and trace system separate applications Track and Trace testing laboratories MCSB disposal Seller’s permit number CDTFA seller’s permit exception for testing laboratories aggregate interest of 20% or more three state cannabis-licensing authorities Mechanical 2018 issues delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods unique ID/batch number shipping manifest Premises Information property for the commercial cannabis activity Licensees manufacturing activities Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Form # CDPH-9041 sales of cannabis goods concentrate THC levels Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) hydrocarbon-based solvents Type S share facility space sanitary and hazard-free environment local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations 2018 recent news compliance with local jurisdiction Category II Residual Pesticides Testing convicted of a substantially related crime Owner procedures for inventory control some nutritional facts persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business retailers Category I Residual Pesticides Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL security and cannabis waste disposal Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Licensee Lookup Tool limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Licensee Information storage of cannabis goods Proposed Section 40133 cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) basic nutritional information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act cannabis cartoons contaminant free managing member exit packaging Local Authorization licensed premises manufacturing cannabis products Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package inventory immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery small product packaging regulatory framework Mycotoxins Testing good manufacturing practices highly-concentrated oils or waxes Cannabis Manufacturing health impacts of cannabis ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS definition of owner 2018 important information 120 days Water/Food-grade Dry Ice licensed cannabis distributors distributors licensed cannabis cultivators M-licensees three cannabis licensing authorities infusion A-licensees licensed cannabis manufacturers Business Information temporary license testing methods Temporary License Application Information medicinal and adult-use markets packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Foreign Material Testing Moisture Content Testing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) capsules valid waiver Distributor Transport Only sugar list of artificial food colorings nonlaboratory quality control 2018 compliance comply with all packaging and labeling requirements supplemental label Manufacturing (non-volatile) dried flower licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 meat and seafood, and other products cannabis training Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing child-resistant packaging transportation of cannabis goods government warning statement label compliance with regulations amount of THC content ownership premises is not within a Government ingredient list manufacture cannabis products Temporary event up to 4 days 600 foot radius of a school medicinal and adult-use or both markets Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) cannabis sales and/or consumption Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) topicals Identifying information commercial cannabis activity secured area periods of 90 days extensions Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Individual Owner conducting quality assurance review edible products final form cannabis waste allergen information 2018 fines extracts Transition Period CDPH-issued universal symbol cannabis plants Financial Interest Terpenoids Testing recordkeeping re-sealable inventory and quality control Extractions using CO2 investment into a commercial cannabis business Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) M-license inhalable cannabis the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) manned motor vehicle Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) primary panel requirements alcoholic beverages Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 2018 new laws child-resistant outer package diagram of the business’s layout Local Issuing Authority written procedures for inventory control supply chain at least 99% purity license review process Industrial Hemp Advisory Board equity interest in a commercial cannabis business cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale labels not be attractive pre-made or purchased Percentage of ownership 2018 revisions Premises diagram product formulation Food-grade Butter/Oil destruction of cannabis goods operating procedures commercial cannabis manufacturing activity waste management laws Application Checklist manufacturers who package for other producers local jurisdiction authorization hang tag or a peel-back label opaque exit package The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) commercial cannabis manufacturers transportation and security 2018 updates no infusion of alcohol testing lab The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Vehicle Requirements Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) commercial kitchens Carbon Dioxide (CO2) onsite consumption of cannabis goods stickers sampling standards transporting cannabis goods surety bond vape cartridges CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company health claims designated structure 2018 problems cannabis event organizer license chain of custody Completed Temporary License Application Form Bond and Insurance Information Local Authorization Attachment Operating Procedures cannabis adult-use products Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products CO2 and ethanol extractions an officer or director of a cannabis business transportation Arranging for laboratory testing paper inserted into the packaging sanitary workplaces Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Edibles– Products 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) Quarantine Cultivation Pre-roll Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Extraction Quality Raw material Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) UID Qualified individual Department Small Indoor Processor Product Identity Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Finished product Proposition 65 warning statement Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Nursery Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Specialty Outdoor Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Harvest Batch Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Holding list of cannabis manufacturers Type 12 (Microbusiness) Manufacturer licensee Dried flower Mature plant Mixed-light Tier 2 Indoor cultivation Request for Live Scan Sanitize Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) M-license Quality control personnel Allergen Kief Medium Outdoor Bureau THC Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Theoretical yield In-process material Net weight Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Watts per square foot Nonmanufactured cannabis product Commercial cannabis activity Universal symbol Type N – for infusions Adequate Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Validation Environmental pathogen Applicant Track and trace system Cannabis product Cultivation site Microorganisms Unique identifier Informational panel Process Manufacture Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Contact surface cannabis concentrates Component THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package CBD from industrial hemp Track-and-trace systems Monitor Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Pest Infusion infused butters and oils as concentrates cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Processing aid Licensee Medium Indoor Canopy Nonvolatile solvent Specialty Indoor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Adult-use Market Edible cannabis product Actual yield Type 10 (Retailer) Limited-access area Type 11 (Distributor) Adulterated Allergen cross-contact Type P – for packaging and labeling only Processing Pathogen Verification Personnel package flower or pre-rolls Preventive controls Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Ingredient Distribution products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Lot Mixed-light cultivation Primary panel Premises Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Flowering adulteration CBD Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Mixed-light Tier 1 infused pre-rolls Specialty Cottage Outdoor Quality control operation Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) MCSB 90-day extension periods track and trace system Volatile solvent Specialty Cottage Indoor Wet weight Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Small Outdoor Serving Labeling Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Hazard DPH-17-010E Batch Outdoor cultivation Immature plant Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Topical cannabis product Package Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) and more.


Last updated on July 17, 2018



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