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

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


Last updated on March 18, 2019



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