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

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


Last updated on February 15, 2019



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