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

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on November 12, 2018



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