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

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


Last updated on July 20, 2018



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