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

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


Last updated on November 19, 2019



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