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

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


Last updated on August 15, 2019



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