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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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

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


Last updated on February 17, 2020



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