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

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


Last updated on May 18, 2018



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