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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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Last updated on September 19, 2018

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