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

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

Last updated on April 23, 2019

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