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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 workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Personnel Requirements Temporary License Application Information child-resistant outer package diagram of the business’s layout product as a candy prohibited hydrocarbon-based solvents California Public Records Act M-license tobacco products concentrate delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Local Authorization cannabis plants transportation and security tamper-evident property for the commercial cannabis activity BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Track and Trace transportation of cannabis goods license review process cannabis event organizer license Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Edibles– Products manufacturing cannabis products Cannabinoids Testing disclosure of all criminal convictions definition of owner manufacturing activities primary panel requirements Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) cultivation scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Cannabis Manufacturing informational panel Premises Diagram transporting cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use or both markets separate applications secondary packaging CDPH-issued universal symbol limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package convicted of a substantially related crime capsules cannabis cartoons testing laboratories protocol Criminal History quality control disposal manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises secured area 120 days evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises public health and safety procedures for inventory control final form onsite consumption of cannabis goods Transport vehicles alarm system 600 foot radius of a school product formulation 2020 recent news 2020 proposed changes Proposition 65 motor carrier permit mandated warning statements transportation tinctures MCSB’s temporary license application manufacturing practices manufacturers who package for other producers allergen information Heavy Metals Testing packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Application Checklist equity interest in a commercial cannabis business certified by a California-licensed engineer re-sealable local jurisdiction designated structure 100 mg of THC per package CDPH-9041 regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Water/Food-grade Dry Ice health claims period of 120 days operating procedures ingredient list edibles packaging opaque contaminant free infusion finished product government warning statement label 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit cannabis waste supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products inventory Seller’s permit number Extractions using CO2 onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods chain of custody destruction of cannabis goods valid waiver loan provided to a commercial cannabis business ownership premises is not within a Government at least 99% purity edible products ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS highly-concentrated oils or waxes opaque exit package Fingerprints Microbusiness 2020 updates packaging and labeling meat and seafood, and other products 2020 important information 2020 compliance Form # CDPH-9041 local jurisdiction authorization Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles commercial cannabis manufacturing licensed cannabis cultivators ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act entry into the legal, regulated market sanitary workplaces carbohydrates and fat per serving payable to the state of California surety bond Transition Period temporary license testing lab microbusinesses Owner exception for testing laboratories 2020 regulations structure and formation documents minimum standards for extraction processes Cultivation less than 10,000 packaging sales of cannabis goods access to the area(s) extracts adult-use commercial cannabis activity some nutritional facts topicals Operating Procedures regulatory framework amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 2020 problems waste disposal Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Live Scans for each owner Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) transport cannabis goods to retailer security and cannabis waste disposal evidence of rehabilitation state cannabis licensing Vehicle Requirements licensed premises distributors good manufacturing practices Percentage of ownership 2020 laws extraction Premises diagram no infusion of alcohol Food-grade Butter/Oil Labor peace agreement Temporary License Application retailers inventory and quality control Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery track and trace system required limits Licensees medicinal and adult-use markets Bond and Insurance Information Financial information member manager Category I Residual Pesticides Testing conditional license Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sampling standards compliance with regulations Local Issuing Authority licensing cannabis retailers licensed physical location (premises) dried flower Distributor transport Foreign Material Testing licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories manufacturer's name purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Local Jurisdictions cannabis adult-use products Business Organizational labels not be attractive cannabis cultivation licensing pre-made or purchased Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division volatile solvent storage of cannabis goods identity of the product potentially-hazardous foods Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensed cannabis manufacturers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity online licensing system regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis alcoholic beverages waste management laws Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products investment into a commercial cannabis business annual license application A-license and an M-license A-licensees premises diagram Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Arranging for laboratory testing Ethanol inhalable cannabis Retailer (Type 10) medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing medicinal commercial cannabis activity Terpenoids Testing Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Moisture Content Testing no infusion of nicotine Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) commercial cannabis manufacturers supply chain recordkeeping cannabis market activity for a period of 120 days A-license comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 exit packaging Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control manufacturing shared-use manufacturing facilities financial interest holder persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business persons 21 years of age or older packaging and labeling requirements Premises Information The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) must enter certain events 2020 resolutions Completed Temporary License Application Form hang tag or a peel-back label licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Physical address medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together commercial cannabis activity cannabis sales and/or consumption testing of cannabis goods Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Temporary Cannabis Event Business Information product guidelines 2020 revisions testing methods remove THC/CBD health impacts of cannabis The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) secondary package Temporary event up to 4 days shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Local Authorization Attachment licensing cannabis distributors laboratory quality assurance licensed cannabis distributors THC levels amount of THC content at least 20% ownership interest Licensee Information compliance with local jurisdiction written procedures for inventory control Type S share facility space cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale commercial kitchens Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing contaminants operating premises licensing scheme licensing cannabis microbusinesses local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing nonlaboratory quality control cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) paper inserted into the packaging small product packaging CO2 and ethanol extractions manned motor vehicle Manufacturing (non-volatile) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cannabis training loop system CDTFA seller’s permit sugar commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 2020 new laws supplemental label requiring refrigeration basic nutritional information shipping manifest highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin three cannabis licensing authorities medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Retailer (nonstorefront) Proposed Section 40133 Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing emergency regulations stickers public Licensee Lookup Tool periods of 90 days extensions Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch vape cartridges CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL sanitary and hazard-free environment conducting quality assurance review MCSB list of artificial food colorings 2020 issues amount of sodium MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Individual Owner California Department of Public Health (CDPH) local jurisdiction’s requirements cannabis industries three state cannabis-licensing authorities 600-foot radius of a school LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Butane/Hexane/Propane 2020 fines no added caffeine unique ID/batch number Mechanical Licensee Lookup Tool limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Identifying information an officer or director of a cannabis business managing member consumption of alcohol or tobacco Financial Interest Mycotoxins Testing child-resistant packaging security Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Bond in the amount of $5,000 commercial cannabis products manufacture cannabis products Distributor Transport Only Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 disposal and destruction methods California Department of Public Health labeling M-licensees The California Department of Public Health's aggregate interest of 20% or more and more.

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


Last updated on February 23, 2020



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