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

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


Last updated on January 14, 2019



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