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

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


Last updated on January 18, 2020



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