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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 Premises Information destruction of cannabis goods opaque exit package amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package disposal Retailer (Type 10) identity of the product secondary package shared-use manufacturing facilities convicted of a substantially related crime Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Edibles– Products Microbusiness conditional license The California Department of Public Health's highly-concentrated oils or waxes 2019 fines Cannabis Manufacturing Premises Diagram ingredient list 2019 resolutions some nutritional facts cannabis adult-use products secured area licensed cannabis cultivators evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL good manufacturing practices cannabis cultivation licensing list of artificial food colorings Temporary License Application Information security and cannabis waste disposal mandated warning statements limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Temporary License Application A-licensees persons 21 years of age or older financial interest holder Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) 600-foot radius of a school Premises diagram infusion temporary license payable to the state of California protocol Percentage of ownership medicinal and adult-use markets ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS capsules Proposition 65 sanitary and hazard-free environment annual license application diagram of the business’s layout immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations certified by a California-licensed engineer Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Completed Temporary License Application Form manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) carbohydrates and fat per serving local jurisdiction authorization small product packaging Application Checklist product as a candy prohibited stickers recordkeeping Water/Food-grade Dry Ice unique ID/batch number Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) evidence of rehabilitation 2019 compliance tobacco products Business Organizational licensed cannabis manufacturers concentrate Transport vehicles alarm system Local Jurisdictions testing methods supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products onsite consumption of cannabis goods sales of cannabis goods licensed premises Cannabinoids Testing THC levels labels not be attractive laboratory quality assurance transportation and security supplemental label Operating Procedures member manager government warning statement label public health and safety remove THC/CBD consumption of alcohol or tobacco limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package cultivation waste management laws alcoholic beverages Terpenoids Testing MCSB tinctures transportation of cannabis goods paper inserted into the packaging the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensing scheme transport cannabis goods to retailer cannabis plants Seller’s permit number secondary packaging loop system MCSB’s temporary license application state cannabis licensing extraction Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 dried flower manned motor vehicle edible products Mycotoxins Testing sampling standards premises diagram CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing labeling microbusinesses required limits equity interest in a commercial cannabis business licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods definition of owner Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products A-license track and trace system meat and seafood, and other products licensing cannabis retailers 120 days 2019 laws Bond and Insurance Information disclosure of all criminal convictions Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Food-grade Butter/Oil 2019 new laws requiring refrigeration amount of sodium commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Track and Trace Local Issuing Authority Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) public Licensee Lookup Tool Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch product guidelines surety bond cannabis industries packaging and labeling requirements Manufacturing (non-volatile) inventory and quality control Cultivation less than 10,000 Licensee Information highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates ownership premises is not within a Government nonlaboratory quality control Financial Interest valid waiver Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods topicals California Public Records Act disposal and destruction methods period of 120 days storage of cannabis goods Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) inventory basic nutritional information inhalable cannabis Mechanical structure and formation documents Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles supply chain Labor peace agreement workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control three cannabis licensing authorities quality control operating procedures Extractions using CO2 Temporary Cannabis Event packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls license review process contaminant free 2019 updates medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing separate applications cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Butane/Hexane/Propane cannabis cartoons vape cartridges three state cannabis-licensing authorities final form no added caffeine Category II Residual Pesticides Testing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises no infusion of nicotine manufacturer's name potentially-hazardous foods re-sealable CDTFA seller’s permit manufacture cannabis products cannabis training Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) transporting cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days sugar comply with all packaging and labeling requirements retailers cannabis waste local jurisdiction’s requirements M-licensees investment into a commercial cannabis business regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2019 regulations commercial cannabis activity written procedures for inventory control Individual Owner procedures for inventory control minimum standards for extraction processes Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) operating premises purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands edibles packaging opaque health claims Form # CDPH-9041 product formulation commercial cannabis manufacturers CO2 and ethanol extractions packaging and labeling Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Owner Distributor Transport Only Retailer (nonstorefront) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 at least 99% purity Local Authorization adult-use commercial cannabis activity California Department of Public Health (CDPH) A-license and an M-license MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH entry into the legal, regulated market packaging Personnel Requirements Live Scans for each owner transportation licensing cannabis distributors property for the commercial cannabis activity cannabis market Foreign Material Testing exit packaging licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises manufacturing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Proposed Section 40133 M-license Vehicle Requirements Temporary event up to 4 days security cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) CDPH-9041 Licensees testing of cannabis goods Criminal History extracts licensed cannabis distributors commercial kitchens distributors local jurisdiction Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) cannabis sales and/or consumption 2019 recent news finished product shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company primary panel requirements A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Moisture Content Testing informational panel 2019 important information access to the area(s) Arranging for laboratory testing CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Transition Period licensing cannabis microbusinesses amount of THC content health impacts of cannabis Industrial Hemp Advisory Board commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacturers who package for other producers contaminants persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 600 foot radius of a school no infusion of alcohol designated structure pre-made or purchased tamper-evident CDPH-issued universal symbol allergen information Distributor transport aggregate interest of 20% or more hang tag or a peel-back label shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Bond in the amount of $5,000 2019 proposed changes Type S share facility space 2019 issues loan provided to a commercial cannabis business 100 mg of THC per package at least 20% ownership interest Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Heavy Metals Testing sanitary workplaces Local Authorization Attachment managing member emergency regulations licensed physical location (premises) must enter certain events testing lab Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division medicinal and adult-use or both markets manufacturing cannabis products child-resistant outer package Business Information 2019 problems hydrocarbon-based solvents compliance with local jurisdiction Financial information Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 revisions California Department of Public Health Fingerprints Physical address medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together child-resistant packaging an officer or director of a cannabis business The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) manufacturing activities cannabis event organizer license 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In addition, list of cannabis manufacturers 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) DPH-17-010E Nonvolatile solvent Premises Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Bureau Topical cannabis product Flowering Raw material Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Environmental pathogen Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Small Indoor Specialty Outdoor Track-and-trace systems Pathogen Adulterated Manufacture In-process material Processor Small Outdoor Watts per square foot Preventive controls Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 M-license Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Theoretical yield Volatile solvent Adequate Indoor cultivation Adult-use Market infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type N – for infusions Type P – for packaging and labeling only Licensee Actual yield Extraction Applicant Proposition 65 warning statement Outdoor cultivation Mixed-light Tier 1 Infusion Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Process Lot Batch Type 10 (Retailer) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA products similar to traditional food products prohibited Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Track and trace system Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Primary panel CBD from industrial hemp Harvest Batch UID Canopy Pre-roll MCSB 90-day extension periods Allergen cross-contact Kief Labeling track and trace system Quarantine Ingredient Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Personnel Allergen Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Pest Type 11 (Distributor) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Specialty Cottage Outdoor Quality control personnel Medium Indoor Component Dried flower Package Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Medium Outdoor Wet weight Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Hazard package flower or pre-rolls infused pre-rolls Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Quality Commercial cannabis activity Sanitize Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Holding Cultivation site Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Indoor Product Identity Nursery Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Universal symbol Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Finished product Mature plant Validation cannabis concentrates alternate use of a manufacturing premises Unique identifier Mixed-light cultivation Department adulteration cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Quality control operation Microorganisms Cannabis product Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Monitor CBD Processing Distribution Immature plant Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Cultivation Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Qualified individual Informational panel Request for Live Scan Limited-access area Manufacturer licensee Contact surface Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Serving Edible cannabis product Verification Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) THC Processing aid Nonmanufactured cannabis product Net weight and more.


Last updated on February 16, 2019



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