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

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

Last updated on April 16, 2019

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