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

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


Last updated on February 17, 2020



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