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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 Temporary License Application medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles nonlaboratory quality control Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 600-foot radius of a school The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) meat and seafood, and other products equity interest in a commercial cannabis business testing laboratories separate applications Track and Trace evidence of rehabilitation commercial cannabis manufacturers licensed cannabis manufacturers 2020 issues finished product paper inserted into the packaging primary panel requirements Percentage of ownership packaging unique ID/batch number medicinal commercial cannabis activity temporary license manufacturing practices security entry into the legal, regulated market security and cannabis waste disposal packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Premises diagram Financial Interest operating procedures Cultivation less than 10,000 track and trace system adult-use commercial cannabis activity an officer or director of a cannabis business Transition Period 2020 important information Local Authorization activity for a period of 120 days 2020 problems CO2 and ethanol extractions Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) property for the commercial cannabis activity Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Mechanical Operating Procedures access to the area(s) cannabis plants managing member Business Information manufacturers who package for other producers Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 tinctures medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 2020 regulations cannabis market Carbon Dioxide (CO2) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories emergency regulations Cannabinoids Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing activity ownership premises is not within a Government required limits pre-made or purchased Business Organizational MCSB Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division amount of sodium MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH protocol A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 CDPH-9041 convicted of a substantially related crime transportation of cannabis goods some nutritional facts annual license application Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) remove THC/CBD no infusion of nicotine periods of 90 days extensions workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manufacturing activities Heavy Metals Testing carbohydrates and fat per serving 600 foot radius of a school opaque exit package no infusion of alcohol sanitary and hazard-free environment Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing concentrate shipping manifest cannabis cartoons consumption of alcohol or tobacco manufacturing cannabis products Application Checklist contaminants local jurisdiction’s requirements Temporary event up to 4 days labeling three state cannabis-licensing authorities commercial cannabis manufacturing health claims limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package licensing scheme edibles packaging opaque Transport vehicles alarm system chain of custody recordkeeping Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control local jurisdiction authorization potentially-hazardous foods extracts no added caffeine CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis training certified by a California-licensed engineer Temporary Cannabis Event testing lab inventory and quality control licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) procedures for inventory control Personnel Requirements 2020 fines commercial cannabis products ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Mycotoxins Testing licensed cannabis distributors exit packaging product formulation volatile solvent laboratory quality assurance Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-licensees Local Authorization Attachment licensed cannabis cultivators allergen information Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch good manufacturing practices Distributor transport shared-use manufacturing facilities A-license re-sealable waste management laws public health and safety Retailer (Type 10) license review process Licensee Information evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licensing cannabis microbusinesses product guidelines 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Extractions using CO2 transporting cannabis goods THC levels immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Local Jurisdictions infusion The California Department of Public Health's manufacture cannabis products 2020 new laws final form onsite consumption of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving product as a candy prohibited commercial cannabis manufacturing in California inhalable cannabis Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Food-grade Butter/Oil three cannabis licensing authorities Individual Owner government warning statement label 2020 laws regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California conditional license quality control valid waiver Live Scans for each owner Premises Information Premises Diagram licensing cannabis retailers microbusinesses Labor peace agreement onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods edible products Vehicle Requirements transportation state cannabis licensing list of artificial food colorings scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises sales of cannabis goods Distributor Transport Only Edibles– Products labels not be attractive hydrocarbon-based solvents packaging and labeling period of 120 days Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) M-licensees Type S share facility space at least 20% ownership interest cannabis sales and/or consumption Terpenoids Testing mandated warning statements testing of cannabis goods Seller’s permit number persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business operating premises transport cannabis goods to retailer testing methods basic nutritional information Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) regulatory framework extraction sugar Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises M-license loan provided to a commercial cannabis business waste disposal secured area compliance with regulations highly-concentrated oils or waxes Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 investment into a commercial cannabis business licensed premises topicals commercial kitchens Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) requiring refrigeration exception for testing laboratories alcoholic beverages Bond in the amount of $5,000 online licensing system cannabis adult-use products Completed Temporary License Application Form Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act 120 days child-resistant packaging must enter certain events Proposed Section 40133 CDPH-issued universal symbol aggregate interest of 20% or more identity of the product A-license and an M-license conducting quality assurance review The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) definition of owner cultivation 2020 updates Fingerprints Retailer (nonstorefront) sampling standards tobacco products manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates premises diagram Licensees contaminant free purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands cannabis waste 2020 revisions Identifying information capsules Ethanol Financial information written procedures for inventory control Form # CDPH-9041 California Department of Public Health (CDPH) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Local Issuing Authority destruction of cannabis goods ingredient list Bond and Insurance Information manned motor vehicle 2020 recent news MCSB’s temporary license application motor carrier permit cannabis industries California Department of Public Health Cannabis Manufacturing Physical address licensing cannabis distributors manufacturing at least 99% purity disclosure of all criminal convictions cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 100 mg of THC per package informational panel compliance with local jurisdiction Proposition 65 retailers sanitary workplaces financial interest holder inventory medicinal and adult-use or both markets Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) hang tag or a peel-back label packaging and labeling requirements diagram of the business’s layout Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing California Public Records Act supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products dried flower ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Butane/Hexane/Propane secondary package Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2020 proposed changes cannabis event organizer license Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale public Licensee Lookup Tool 2020 compliance Microbusiness Licensee Lookup Tool Owner Temporary License Application Information commercial cannabis activity comply with all packaging and labeling requirements local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations stickers secondary packaging small product packaging vape cartridges medicinal and adult-use markets structure and formation documents delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods surety bond Manufacturing (non-volatile) storage of cannabis goods local jurisdiction loop system CDTFA seller’s permit Moisture Content Testing cannabis cultivation licensing child-resistant outer package Arranging for laboratory testing designated structure manufacturer's name supply chain member manager Criminal History distributors amount of THC content licensed physical location (premises) health impacts of cannabis disposal regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis persons 21 years of age or older supplemental label medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity transportation and security tamper-evident CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package minimum standards for extraction processes payable to the state of California Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 2020 resolutions Foreign Material Testing disposal and destruction methods and more.

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


Last updated on September 27, 2020



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