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

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


Last updated on November 19, 2019



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