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


Last updated on October 12, 2019



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