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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 conducting quality assurance review Proposition 65 Completed Temporary License Application Form commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Cannabis Manufacturing 2020 new laws 2020 regulations commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Type S share facility space Temporary License Application no infusion of nicotine activity for a period of 120 days waste management laws 2020 resolutions Financial Interest no infusion of alcohol conditional license sanitary workplaces local jurisdiction authorization health impacts of cannabis cannabis event organizer license Seller’s permit number disposal and destruction methods Business Information evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Fingerprints Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) topicals Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL M-license Bond in the amount of $5,000 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) CDPH-issued universal symbol Local Authorization Ethanol child-resistant packaging Cannabinoids Testing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin concentrate equity interest in a commercial cannabis business product formulation extraction meat and seafood, and other products commercial kitchens Physical address infusion Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) some nutritional facts Identifying information identity of the product evidence of rehabilitation Foreign Material Testing laboratory quality assurance alcoholic beverages public Licensee Lookup Tool commercial cannabis manufacturing access to the area(s) transport cannabis goods to retailer Form # CDPH-9041 opaque exit package onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods shared-use manufacturing facilities Business Organizational no added caffeine manufacturing cannabis products premises diagram manufacture cannabis products loop system capsules dried flower Terpenoids Testing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers written procedures for inventory control Personnel Requirements track and trace system tamper-evident list of artificial food colorings Application Checklist carbohydrates and fat per serving CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing local jurisdiction’s requirements managing member Criminal History unique ID/batch number exit packaging purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands requiring refrigeration Edibles– Products labeling property for the commercial cannabis activity MCSB Premises Diagram cannabis training testing of cannabis goods Retailer (nonstorefront) inventory and quality control edible products tobacco products highly-concentrated oils or waxes Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) stickers operating procedures limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving security and cannabis waste disposal Financial information quality control medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing extracts storage of cannabis goods contaminants Temporary event up to 4 days Temporary License Application Information Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products cannabis plants primary panel requirements inhalable cannabis Microbusiness Arranging for laboratory testing packaging and labeling The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) period of 120 days limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package structure and formation documents local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations manufacturer's name sanitary and hazard-free environment Food-grade Butter/Oil contaminant free Premises Information supply chain volatile solvent Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Percentage of ownership secondary package finished product amount of sodium shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2020 proposed changes Local Authorization Attachment sugar comply with all packaging and labeling requirements security member manager minimum standards for extraction processes 100 mg of THC per package definition of owner required limits Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises aggregate interest of 20% or more Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 2020 compliance packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Vehicle Requirements immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery pre-made or purchased licensing cannabis retailers Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles must enter certain events California Department of Public Health (CDPH) cannabis market annual license application surety bond nonlaboratory quality control state cannabis licensing waste disposal commercial cannabis products periods of 90 days extensions Distributor transport manned motor vehicle Carbon Dioxide (CO2) A-license Track and Trace licensing cannabis distributors persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business medicinal commercial cannabis activity Transition Period Temporary Cannabis Event Butane/Hexane/Propane hang tag or a peel-back label convicted of a substantially related crime cannabis waste potentially-hazardous foods The California Department of Public Health's Licensees Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing chain of custody recordkeeping three cannabis licensing authorities licensed cannabis cultivators transportation of cannabis goods Category II Residual Pesticides Testing cannabis industries informational panel motor carrier permit Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises designated structure regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis hydrocarbon-based solvents Proposed Section 40133 Category I Residual Pesticides Testing medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together vape cartridges THC levels Distributor Transport Only local jurisdiction onsite consumption of cannabis goods Bond and Insurance Information ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2020 updates product as a candy prohibited Labor peace agreement mandated warning statements licensing scheme 2020 fines Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) regulatory framework protocol supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products transportation M-licensees Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates product guidelines compliance with regulations sampling standards A-licensees ingredient list 2020 issues manufacturing practices cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale cannabis cartoons health claims paper inserted into the packaging disposal Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) consumption of alcohol or tobacco The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) financial interest holder loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Mechanical testing laboratories commercial cannabis manufacturers 2020 problems the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) small product packaging Local Issuing Authority Licensee Information regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) temporary license licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories persons 21 years of age or older packaging at least 99% purity emergency regulations exception for testing laboratories 600-foot radius of a school separate applications CO2 and ethanol extractions MCSB’s temporary license application microbusinesses Water/Food-grade Dry Ice valid waiver good manufacturing practices compliance with local jurisdiction Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division manufacturing Retailer (Type 10) allergen information California Department of Public Health California Public Records Act Individual Owner transporting cannabis goods Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2020 laws Transport vehicles alarm system transportation and security remove THC/CBD labels not be attractive Owner 2020 important information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Local Jurisdictions manufacturing activities testing lab Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 government warning statement label amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 120 days A-license and an M-license Cultivation less than 10,000 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act destruction of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products sales of cannabis goods licensed premises Mycotoxins Testing secondary packaging Operating Procedures manufacturers who package for other producers edibles packaging opaque Live Scans for each owner licensing cannabis microbusinesses disclosure of all criminal convictions Manufacturing (non-volatile) diagram of the business’s layout medicinal and adult-use markets LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS an officer or director of a cannabis business 2020 recent news cannabis cultivation licensing medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis activity distributors Moisture Content Testing amount of THC content supplemental label packaging and labeling requirements workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Licensee Lookup Tool operating premises payable to the state of California final form delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market certified by a California-licensed engineer cultivation Premises diagram Heavy Metals Testing licensed cannabis manufacturers re-sealable medicinal and adult-use or both markets public health and safety three state cannabis-licensing authorities shipping manifest child-resistant outer package license review process 2020 revisions inventory CDTFA seller’s permit testing methods CDPH-9041 retailers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity procedures for inventory control ownership premises is not within a Government cannabis sales and/or consumption ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch at least 20% ownership interest online licensing system Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 adult-use commercial cannabis activity investment into a commercial cannabis business licensed cannabis distributors licensed physical location (premises) Extractions using CO2 tinctures basic nutritional information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 600 foot radius of a school MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH secured area entry into the legal, regulated market and more.

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


Last updated on April 4, 2020



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