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

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


Last updated on December 7, 2018



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