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

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


Last updated on May 22, 2019



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