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

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


Last updated on February 16, 2019



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