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

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


Last updated on June 14, 2019



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