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

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


Last updated on April 2, 2020



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