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

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


Last updated on February 15, 2019



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