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

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


Last updated on June 17, 2019



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