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

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


Last updated on October 19, 2019



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