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

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

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Last updated on January 16, 2019



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