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

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


Last updated on June 16, 2018



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