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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 Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Temporary Cannabis Event The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) government warning statement label highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Type S share facility space 2019 important information testing lab Live Scans for each owner Local Jurisdictions quality control ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Distributor Transport Only Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 2019 proposed changes Cultivation less than 10,000 ownership premises is not within a Government testing methods Financial Interest amount of THC content labels not be attractive disposal Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 CDTFA seller’s permit separate applications medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing inhalable cannabis persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Form # CDPH-9041 infusion Heavy Metals Testing some nutritional facts Vehicle Requirements local jurisdiction authorization 2019 compliance conducting quality assurance review Temporary License Application Mycotoxins Testing Proposed Section 40133 Completed Temporary License Application Form operating premises amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package retailers licensing cannabis distributors cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) contaminants licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit periods of 90 days extensions 600 foot radius of a school convicted of a substantially related crime commercial cannabis activity required limits payable to the state of California transportation of cannabis goods inventory and quality control hang tag or a peel-back label 2019 resolutions nonlaboratory quality control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods CDPH-issued universal symbol compliance with regulations sugar aggregate interest of 20% or more local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Bond in the amount of $5,000 an officer or director of a cannabis business member manager shared-use manufacturing facilities Percentage of ownership Moisture Content Testing alcoholic beverages sales of cannabis goods 2019 fines recordkeeping child-resistant outer package manufacturer's name security and cannabis waste disposal M-license Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Local Authorization Seller’s permit number vape cartridges contaminant free Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act mandated warning statements extracts local jurisdiction’s requirements manned motor vehicle Physical address licensed cannabis distributors period of 120 days Premises Diagram Foreign Material Testing no infusion of nicotine cannabis adult-use products sanitary workplaces child-resistant packaging carbohydrates and fat per serving Butane/Hexane/Propane Retailer (Type 10) Transition Period activity for a period of 120 days MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH volatile solvent microbusinesses A-licensees shipping manifest labeling cannabis event organizer license stickers topicals 2019 regulations Terpenoids Testing adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis waste investment into a commercial cannabis business Track and Trace supplemental label edible products no infusion of alcohol minimum standards for extraction processes evidence of rehabilitation Category II Residual Pesticides Testing licensed cannabis cultivators identity of the product paper inserted into the packaging 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market track and trace system transport cannabis goods to retailer Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch testing laboratories allergen information compliance with local jurisdiction Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Premises diagram designated structure MCSB’s temporary license application M-licensees licensing cannabis microbusinesses Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division MCSB consumption of alcohol or tobacco scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) extraction online licensing system regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis conditional license Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing commercial cannabis manufacturing licensed premises 2019 updates product formulation Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 2019 issues The California Department of Public Health's three cannabis licensing authorities laboratory quality assurance licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises cannabis training product guidelines Labor peace agreement no added caffeine security annual license application state cannabis licensing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) cannabis plants Retailer (nonstorefront) access to the area(s) licensing cannabis retailers Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Licensees manufacturing cannabis products health impacts of cannabis Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Personnel Requirements cultivation testing of cannabis goods financial interest holder LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS secured area licensing scheme California Department of Public Health waste management laws sampling standards Local Issuing Authority written procedures for inventory control manufacturers who package for other producers Proposition 65 transporting cannabis goods cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Distributor transport certified by a California-licensed engineer licensed physical location (premises) A-license and an M-license exception for testing laboratories Category I Residual Pesticides Testing commercial kitchens motor carrier permit health claims Local Authorization Attachment Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch amount of sodium premises diagram operating procedures medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity definition of owner manufacturing practices final form at least 99% purity Ethanol Temporary License Application Information onsite consumption of cannabis goods transportation and security California Department of Public Health (CDPH) unique ID/batch number manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) informational panel re-sealable structure and formation documents medicinal and adult-use or both markets entry into the legal, regulated market remove THC/CBD 2019 laws Operating Procedures comply with all packaging and labeling requirements packaging Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Individual Owner CO2 and ethanol extractions distributors license review process highly-concentrated oils or waxes capsules dried flower A-license Owner waste disposal surety bond valid waiver 120 days disclosure of all criminal convictions cannabis sales and/or consumption shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company ingredient list commercial cannabis products manufacturing Application Checklist commercial cannabis manufacturing activity The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) cannabis cultivation licensing Extractions using CO2 licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control temporary license California Public Records Act delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods good manufacturing practices requiring refrigeration inventory ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS opaque exit package Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) basic nutritional information procedures for inventory control limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Mechanical local jurisdiction potentially-hazardous foods at least 20% ownership interest 100 mg of THC per package Premises Information Business Information CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL packaging and labeling requirements persons 21 years of age or older supply chain medicinal and adult-use markets destruction of cannabis goods licensed cannabis manufacturers pre-made or purchased cannabis industries Temporary event up to 4 days cannabis market list of artificial food colorings 2019 new laws Criminal History Arranging for laboratory testing must enter certain events Bond and Insurance Information 2019 recent news diagram of the business’s layout Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods packaging and labeling 2019 problems product as a candy prohibited meat and seafood, and other products Manufacturing (non-volatile) exit packaging equity interest in a commercial cannabis business small product packaging Microbusiness limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 600-foot radius of a school finished product Financial information public Licensee Lookup Tool Food-grade Butter/Oil Cannabinoids Testing manufacture cannabis products protocol Water/Food-grade Dry Ice public health and safety transportation secondary package Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) concentrate disposal and destruction methods cannabis cartoons Business Organizational Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Licensee Lookup Tool primary panel requirements sanitary and hazard-free environment chain of custody tamper-evident emergency regulations 2019 revisions secondary packaging storage of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturers tobacco products loop system Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing activities hydrocarbon-based solvents tinctures Licensee Information Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Identifying information Transport vehicles alarm system regulatory framework edibles packaging opaque Fingerprints Cannabis Manufacturing three state cannabis-licensing authorities BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL property for the commercial cannabis activity Industrial Hemp Advisory Board managing member evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 CDPH-9041 Edibles– Products THC levels medicinal commercial cannabis activity and more.

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


Last updated on March 18, 2019



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