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

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


Last updated on August 15, 2019



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