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

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


Last updated on January 17, 2019



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