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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
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding 2018 problems Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together financial interest holder Moisture Content Testing destruction of cannabis goods scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises commercial cannabis products activity for a period of 120 days Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) must enter certain events sanitary and hazard-free environment cannabis waste operating premises exception for testing laboratories secured area secondary packaging manufacturing cannabis products 2018 compliance highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin state cannabis licensing mandated warning statements contaminants Butane/Hexane/Propane comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Foreign Material Testing secondary package manufacture cannabis products waste management laws Personnel Requirements basic nutritional information commercial cannabis manufacturers transportation and security Cannabinoids Testing valid waiver Retailer (nonstorefront) sampling standards cannabis adult-use products periods of 90 days extensions amount of sodium recordkeeping Proposed Section 40133 MCSB’s temporary license application Premises diagram required limits immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery M-license product formulation Heavy Metals Testing waste disposal storage of cannabis goods hydrocarbon-based solvents licensing cannabis retailers health claims child-resistant packaging structure and formation documents Application Checklist A-licensees definition of owner security exit packaging medicinal and adult-use or both markets Premises Diagram regulatory framework manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Licensee Information quality control Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods licensed physical location (premises) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control extracts conducting quality assurance review certified by a California-licensed engineer manufacturer's name cannabis cultivation licensing CDTFA seller’s permit emergency regulations contaminant free tamper-evident CDPH-issued universal symbol 2018 regulations loop system supplemental label Seller’s permit number product as a candy prohibited tobacco products meat and seafood, and other products Form # CDPH-9041 stickers Terpenoids Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board testing methods local jurisdiction authorization Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity motor carrier permit disclosure of all criminal convictions manned motor vehicle informational panel Local Jurisdictions inventory cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) highly-concentrated oils or waxes Completed Temporary License Application Form Financial Interest THC levels volatile solvent identity of the product California Department of Public Health (CDPH) licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers packaging re-sealable track and trace system Financial information Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Premises Information Transport vehicles alarm system shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 2018 laws Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) member manager evidence of rehabilitation Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods some nutritional facts A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity requiring refrigeration sanitary workplaces labels not be attractive government warning statement label potentially-hazardous foods licensed premises remove THC/CBD cannabis market temporary license Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 cannabis plants MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH licensed cannabis distributors Temporary License Application Information CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing The California Department of Public Health's Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 commercial cannabis manufacturing commercial kitchens Business Information online licensing system vape cartridges Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) three state cannabis-licensing authorities Extractions using CO2 A-license manufacturing practices at least 20% ownership interest Category II Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturing activities Temporary License Application transporting cannabis goods cannabis training extraction Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Arranging for laboratory testing convicted of a substantially related crime purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Temporary event up to 4 days annual license application health impacts of cannabis aggregate interest of 20% or more commercial cannabis activity Labor peace agreement cannabis cartoons 2018 recent news infusion ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS laboratory quality assurance Cultivation less than 10,000 finished product regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations hang tag or a peel-back label manufacturing licensing cannabis microbusinesses payable to the state of California local jurisdiction’s requirements conditional license Bond and Insurance Information Manufacturing (non-volatile) edibles packaging opaque persons 21 years of age or older testing lab ingredient list security and cannabis waste disposal Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis managing member Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) property for the commercial cannabis activity distributors Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division public Licensee Lookup Tool ownership premises is not within a Government Track and Trace access to the area(s) cultivation alcoholic beverages Vehicle Requirements sales of cannabis goods chain of custody entry into the legal, regulated market California Public Records Act commercial cannabis manufacturing in California microbusinesses Water/Food-grade Dry Ice compliance with local jurisdiction limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package pre-made or purchased 2018 revisions Licensees 2018 fines disposal and destruction methods three cannabis licensing authorities sugar minimum standards for extraction processes 2018 proposed changes an officer or director of a cannabis business 600-foot radius of a school separate applications M-licensees equity interest in a commercial cannabis business packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls supply chain cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises no infusion of alcohol licensed cannabis manufacturers cannabis sales and/or consumption shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity written procedures for inventory control Fingerprints 2018 updates transportation Local Authorization Attachment Microbusiness local jurisdiction transport cannabis goods to retailer testing laboratories shipping manifest loan provided to a commercial cannabis business A-license and an M-license Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation protocol labeling operating procedures primary panel requirements designated structure licensing cannabis distributors Edibles– Products opaque exit package Individual Owner BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Local Authorization Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Mechanical edible products 2018 resolutions list of artificial food colorings retailers medicinal commercial cannabis activity Business Organizational packaging and labeling no infusion of nicotine Ethanol 2018 issues onsite consumption of cannabis goods Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 2018 new laws medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Bond in the amount of $5,000 Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 California Department of Public Health consumption of alcohol or tobacco inhalable cannabis Transition Period 600 foot radius of a school carbohydrates and fat per serving licensed cannabis cultivators Physical address licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories no added caffeine manufacturers who package for other producers tinctures Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) CDPH-9041 Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Local Issuing Authority paper inserted into the packaging Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Live Scans for each owner adult-use commercial cannabis activity small product packaging workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control transportation of cannabis goods Distributor transport compliance with regulations Retailer (Type 10) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS at least 99% purity period of 120 days medicinal and adult-use markets final form shared-use manufacturing facilities public health and safety allergen information Proposition 65 Cannabis Manufacturing evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises nonlaboratory quality control Type S share facility space Percentage of ownership premises diagram inventory and quality control 2018 important information licensing scheme Owner amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package testing of cannabis goods 120 days disposal Temporary Cannabis Event MCSB capsules good manufacturing practices product guidelines Food-grade Butter/Oil Distributor Transport Only 100 mg of THC per package 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market topicals supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Mycotoxins Testing CO2 and ethanol extractions Operating Procedures The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cannabis industries cannabis event organizer license Identifying information dried flower license review process diagram of the business’s layout unique ID/batch number persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business surety bond investment into a commercial cannabis business packaging and labeling requirements procedures for inventory control concentrate child-resistant outer package Criminal History Licensee Lookup Tool amount of THC content and more.

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


Last updated on April 18, 2018



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