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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 an officer or director of a cannabis business some nutritional facts stickers potentially-hazardous foods The California Department of Public Health's shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Local Jurisdictions list of artificial food colorings waste management laws Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Vehicle Requirements Premises diagram no infusion of alcohol Transport vehicles alarm system commercial cannabis products Licensee Lookup Tool Moisture Content Testing Percentage of ownership secondary packaging Operating Procedures edible products protocol Temporary Cannabis Event MCSB’s temporary license application Ethanol medicinal and adult-use markets medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing designated structure structure and formation documents highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin member manager product guidelines no added caffeine finished product 600 foot radius of a school testing laboratories Manufacturing (non-volatile) three cannabis licensing authorities Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) cannabis sales and/or consumption Fingerprints amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Proposition 65 licensed premises exception for testing laboratories Financial information at least 20% ownership interest Local Authorization Attachment Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) pre-made or purchased labels not be attractive certified by a California-licensed engineer loop system extracts 2020 issues Terpenoids Testing cannabis industries primary panel requirements Category II Residual Pesticides Testing MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2020 fines three state cannabis-licensing authorities temporary license medicinal and adult-use or both markets regulatory framework manufacturer's name Cannabinoids Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing activity transportation of cannabis goods Heavy Metals Testing Premises Information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Retailer (Type 10) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products 2020 problems Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division 2020 important information Temporary License Application Information secondary package local jurisdiction child-resistant packaging health claims licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises licensed physical location (premises) at least 99% purity transportation Edibles– Products Temporary License Application cannabis market Live Scans for each owner mandated warning statements chain of custody sanitary workplaces inventory packaging and labeling requirements unique ID/batch number meat and seafood, and other products ownership premises is not within a Government 100 mg of THC per package Mycotoxins Testing testing of cannabis goods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together destruction of cannabis goods Licensee Information annual license application premises diagram licensed cannabis cultivators Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods California Department of Public Health Industrial Hemp Advisory Board M-license operating procedures labeling contaminant free 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Distributor Transport Only Cannabis Manufacturing Type S share facility space Local Authorization waste disposal entry into the legal, regulated market distributors manufacture cannabis products persons 21 years of age or older small product packaging period of 120 days persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business emergency regulations immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2020 regulations health impacts of cannabis informational panel medicinal commercial cannabis activity onsite consumption of cannabis goods access to the area(s) secured area Local Issuing Authority public Licensee Lookup Tool activity for a period of 120 days compliance with local jurisdiction product as a candy prohibited CDTFA seller’s permit minimum standards for extraction processes evidence of rehabilitation storage of cannabis goods A-license and an M-license Labor peace agreement cannabis event organizer license regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California financial interest holder Category I Residual Pesticides Testing ingredient list Mechanical The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) transporting cannabis goods testing methods track and trace system Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) separate applications sales of cannabis goods vape cartridges adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis microbusinesses ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation manufacturing practices definition of owner Butane/Hexane/Propane online licensing system Distributor transport extraction A-license Licensees licensed cannabis manufacturers licensed cannabis distributors BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Proposed Section 40133 the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) conducting quality assurance review product formulation loan provided to a commercial cannabis business hydrocarbon-based solvents Arranging for laboratory testing cannabis training concentrate payable to the state of California Extractions using CO2 no infusion of nicotine 2020 updates Track and Trace diagram of the business’s layout tobacco products licensing scheme 2020 recent news cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) conditional license Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 California Department of Public Health (CDPH) disclosure of all criminal convictions cultivation topicals medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity quality control paper inserted into the packaging The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Completed Temporary License Application Form cannabis cartoons Water/Food-grade Dry Ice workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control manufacturing cannabis products local jurisdiction’s requirements Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Bond in the amount of $5,000 transportation and security written procedures for inventory control capsules convicted of a substantially related crime volatile solvent disposal and destruction methods carbohydrates and fat per serving sugar basic nutritional information Microbusiness inhalable cannabis Individual Owner testing lab LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis manufacturers security amount of THC content microbusinesses Identifying information Temporary event up to 4 days retailers Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands valid waiver CDPH-issued universal symbol managing member infusion packaging and labeling cannabis cultivation licensing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California disposal A-licensees sampling standards identity of the product Form # CDPH-9041 aggregate interest of 20% or more tinctures supplemental label 2020 new laws hang tag or a peel-back label Owner investment into a commercial cannabis business 2020 revisions Application Checklist manufacturing activities Food-grade Butter/Oil tamper-evident Retailer (nonstorefront) re-sealable property for the commercial cannabis activity regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis required limits evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises periods of 90 days extensions Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing must enter certain events inventory and quality control cannabis plants manufacturing Seller’s permit number consumption of alcohol or tobacco Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) shipping manifest manned motor vehicle laboratory quality assurance highly-concentrated oils or waxes local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations remove THC/CBD onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Foreign Material Testing cannabis waste scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Criminal History 2020 proposed changes California Public Records Act alcoholic beverages limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing license review process CO2 and ethanol extractions requiring refrigeration amount of sodium Premises Diagram Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Business Information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity supply chain packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Cultivation less than 10,000 security and cannabis waste disposal CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Business Organizational MCSB 600-foot radius of a school surety bond shared-use manufacturing facilities Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 120 days equity interest in a commercial cannabis business commercial kitchens Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Bond and Insurance Information state cannabis licensing good manufacturing practices licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Physical address edibles packaging opaque limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving commercial cannabis activity opaque exit package final form Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch government warning statement label allergen information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) motor carrier permit compliance with regulations Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensing cannabis distributors 2020 resolutions nonlaboratory quality control packaging local jurisdiction authorization Personnel Requirements CDPH-9041 exit packaging manufacturers who package for other producers contaminants recordkeeping procedures for inventory control Financial Interest comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Transition Period public health and safety 2020 compliance child-resistant outer package operating premises Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 2020 laws commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale M-licensees cannabis adult-use products THC levels licensing cannabis retailers sanitary and hazard-free environment Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) transport cannabis goods to retailer dried flower and more.

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


Last updated on October 17, 2020



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