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

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

Last updated on January 14, 2019

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