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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 requiring refrigeration Business Organizational testing of cannabis goods opaque exit package license review process Temporary License Application California Public Records Act medicinal and adult-use or both markets edible products transportation Temporary Cannabis Event carbohydrates and fat per serving 2018 revisions health claims equity interest in a commercial cannabis business shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package testing lab structure and formation documents health impacts of cannabis Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cannabis cartoons property for the commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis distributors Mycotoxins Testing licensing scheme mandated warning statements contaminants retailers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) procedures for inventory control CDPH-issued universal symbol at least 20% ownership interest Ethanol period of 120 days an officer or director of a cannabis business inventory Criminal History THC levels vape cartridges A-license Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL CDTFA seller’s permit three cannabis licensing authorities Owner public health and safety local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations CDPH-9041 Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Extractions using CO2 Heavy Metals Testing Local Authorization Attachment Licensee Lookup Tool unique ID/batch number licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises online licensing system separate applications Terpenoids Testing member manager product guidelines Completed Temporary License Application Form Financial Interest access to the area(s) transportation and security Premises Diagram manned motor vehicle onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 2018 updates 2018 fines Industrial Hemp Advisory Board primary panel requirements supplemental label 2018 regulations Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 cannabis adult-use products payable to the state of California track and trace system Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) infusion Form # CDPH-9041 finished product list of artificial food colorings local jurisdiction authorization regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis chain of custody transporting cannabis goods convicted of a substantially related crime Temporary event up to 4 days manufacturing cannabis products extracts laboratory quality assurance Bond in the amount of $5,000 operating premises 2018 compliance local jurisdiction ingredient list ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Transport vehicles alarm system Microbusiness Cannabis Manufacturing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) no infusion of nicotine Mechanical tinctures amount of sodium designated structure no added caffeine informational panel Licensee Information government warning statement label M-license Proposed Section 40133 labeling Local Authorization shipping manifest managing member conducting quality assurance review product formulation Seller’s permit number alcoholic beverages diagram of the business’s layout cannabis waste identity of the product highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin local jurisdiction’s requirements Retailer (Type 10) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Individual Owner stickers transport cannabis goods to retailer motor carrier permit Premises Information medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity allergen information Local Jurisdictions 2018 proposed changes CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing M-licensees operating procedures Track and Trace Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch potentially-hazardous foods entry into the legal, regulated market Foreign Material Testing inhalable cannabis topicals packaging labels not be attractive sampling standards sanitary workplaces shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Identifying information child-resistant packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing activity product as a candy prohibited disposal Food-grade Butter/Oil commercial cannabis activity secondary packaging A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity recordkeeping volatile solvent Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing testing methods certified by a California-licensed engineer packaging and labeling California Department of Public Health supply chain Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control disposal and destruction methods Labor peace agreement no infusion of alcohol commercial cannabis manufacturers Cannabinoids Testing Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis cultivation licensing Operating Procedures The California Department of Public Health's activity for a period of 120 days scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises must enter certain events 2018 resolutions loan provided to a commercial cannabis business licensed physical location (premises) compliance with regulations The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) medicinal commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturing in California storage of cannabis goods compliance with local jurisdiction Retailer (nonstorefront) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing security and cannabis waste disposal Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles capsules Proposition 65 Vehicle Requirements medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Moisture Content Testing financial interest holder hang tag or a peel-back label Personnel Requirements workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control at least 99% purity cannabis industries shared-use manufacturing facilities Percentage of ownership paper inserted into the packaging dried flower limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving temporary license licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Temporary License Application Information testing laboratories licensing cannabis distributors sanitary and hazard-free environment sugar small product packaging conditional license persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business aggregate interest of 20% or more tamper-evident cultivation cannabis market Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 licensing cannabis retailers cannabis plants basic nutritional information loop system waste disposal transportation of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market regulatory framework Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) re-sealable 2018 recent news some nutritional facts security hydrocarbon-based solvents premises diagram manufacture cannabis products manufacturer's name microbusinesses evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licensed premises comply with all packaging and labeling requirements medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together investment into a commercial cannabis business Butane/Hexane/Propane Cultivation less than 10,000 quality control valid waiver remove THC/CBD Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products exception for testing laboratories Manufacturing (non-volatile) pre-made or purchased commercial cannabis products A-license and an M-license 2018 laws secondary package The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 120 days required limits cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Transition Period inventory and quality control 600-foot radius of a school Premises diagram licensed cannabis cultivators Licensees Arranging for laboratory testing Physical address periods of 90 days extensions amount of THC content consumption of alcohol or tobacco written procedures for inventory control destruction of cannabis goods MCSB’s temporary license application 2018 important information 2018 problems delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Water/Food-grade Dry Ice nonlaboratory quality control Type S share facility space emergency regulations surety bond Distributor transport MCSB evidence of rehabilitation manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) cannabis training Financial information onsite consumption of cannabis goods definition of owner persons 21 years of age or older meat and seafood, and other products commercial kitchens secured area licensed cannabis manufacturers purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands disclosure of all criminal convictions edibles packaging opaque ownership premises is not within a Government Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products protocol cannabis sales and/or consumption state cannabis licensing manufacturing practices Distributor Transport Only Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods public Licensee Lookup Tool commercial cannabis manufacturing Local Issuing Authority Application Checklist 600 foot radius of a school waste management laws child-resistant outer package 100 mg of THC per package regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Live Scans for each owner Fingerprints annual license application three state cannabis-licensing authorities medicinal and adult-use markets concentrate California Department of Public Health (CDPH) extraction Business Information A-licensees LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging and labeling requirements licensing cannabis microbusinesses distributors manufacturing exit packaging good manufacturing practices contaminant free Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing adult-use commercial cannabis activity minimum standards for extraction processes manufacturers who package for other producers sales of cannabis goods CO2 and ethanol extractions ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis event organizer license Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Bond and Insurance Information the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act manufacturing activities 2018 issues tobacco products 2018 new laws Edibles– Products final form packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL and more.

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


Last updated on August 17, 2018



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