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

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


Last updated on August 20, 2019



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