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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

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label Temporary event up to 4 days Temporary License Application managing member designated structure three state cannabis-licensing authorities infusion informational panel Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) transportation of cannabis goods onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Identifying information Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 edibles packaging opaque Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Water/Food-grade Dry Ice manufacture cannabis products sanitary workplaces supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products meat and seafood, and other products M-licensees evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Local Jurisdictions manufacturing cannabis products commercial cannabis manufacturers disposal and destruction methods California Department of Public Health (CDPH) shipping manifest no added caffeine child-resistant packaging operating premises Financial Interest Premises Diagram packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cannabis adult-use products California Public Records Act child-resistant outer package Local Authorization Attachment diagram of the business’s layout Cannabinoids Testing medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity ownership premises is not within a Government testing methods Food-grade Butter/Oil Local Issuing Authority M-license structure and formation documents cannabis industries Form # CDPH-9041 dried flower potentially-hazardous foods licensing cannabis microbusinesses secured area supply chain tamper-evident recordkeeping Type S share facility space sales of cannabis goods investment into a commercial cannabis business Carbon Dioxide (CO2) The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) compliance with local jurisdiction Licensee Information aggregate interest of 20% or more no infusion of alcohol chain of custody exit packaging exception for testing laboratories surety bond final form nonlaboratory quality control inventory packaging and labeling requirements access to the area(s) destruction of cannabis goods Temporary Cannabis Event payable to the state of California licensed cannabis cultivators license review process Operating Procedures 600-foot radius of a school motor carrier permit Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Retailer (nonstorefront) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 120 days commercial kitchens government warning statement label written procedures for inventory control product formulation A-license and an M-license licensed cannabis distributors amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Seller’s permit number hang tag or a peel-back label The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) A-license commercial cannabis manufacturing activity amount of sodium Distributor transport Business Organizational Industrial Hemp Advisory 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jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL some nutritional facts minimum standards for extraction processes cannabis event organizer license inventory and quality control commercial cannabis products regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California inhalable cannabis Financial information periods of 90 days extensions workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed cannabis manufacturers Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cannabis waste procedures for inventory control 2019 updates list of artificial food colorings Mechanical transporting cannabis goods 2019 laws track and trace system consumption of alcohol or tobacco conducting quality assurance review 2019 compliance extraction remove THC/CBD compliance with regulations cultivation Temporary License Application Information basic nutritional information public Licensee Lookup Tool health claims onsite consumption of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act CDTFA seller’s permit CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL waste disposal 2019 problems conditional license tobacco products limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving testing lab Cultivation less than 10,000 A-licensees 2019 regulations security and cannabis waste disposal Edibles– Products retailers manufacturing activities identity of the product storage of cannabis goods LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS MCSB cannabis market good manufacturing practices disclosure of all criminal convictions The California Department of Public Health's Proposition 65 contaminant free testing of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package vape cartridges Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) loop system Terpenoids Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Bond in the amount of $5,000 persons 21 years of age or older shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company property for the commercial cannabis activity re-sealable Completed Temporary License Application Form 2019 resolutions activity for a period of 120 days delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch health impacts of cannabis medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Manufacturing (non-volatile) valid waiver ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) certified by a California-licensed engineer regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis packaging and labeling 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market cannabis cartoons licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories highly-concentrated oils or waxes separate applications sampling standards commercial cannabis activity capsules Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Premises diagram at least 99% purity online licensing system licensed premises security Licensee Lookup Tool Ethanol medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together financial interest holder secondary package Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2019 new laws Moisture Content Testing definition of owner Fingerprints protocol manufacturer's name secondary packaging allergen information period of 120 days Live Scans for each owner emergency regulations Transition Period operating procedures MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Individual Owner manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) sanitary and hazard-free environment extracts pre-made or purchased and more.

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

Last updated on November 18, 2019

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