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

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


Last updated on August 20, 2019



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