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

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


Last updated on March 17, 2019



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