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

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


Last updated on January 14, 2019



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