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

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


Last updated on April 18, 2018



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