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

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


Last updated on December 7, 2018



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