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

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


Last updated on February 16, 2019



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