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

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

Last updated on October 18, 2018

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