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

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


Last updated on October 12, 2019



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