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

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


Last updated on October 12, 2019



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