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

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


Last updated on November 12, 2018



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