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

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


Last updated on December 8, 2019



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