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

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


Last updated on October 18, 2018



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