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

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


Last updated on September 17, 2019



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