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

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


Last updated on July 17, 2018



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