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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding public health and safety 120 days Completed Temporary License Application Form state cannabis licensing Local Authorization packaging Foreign Material Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL CDPH-issued universal symbol ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS volatile solvent infusion supply chain secondary package ownership premises is not within a Government evidence of rehabilitation Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Licensee Information property for the commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity informational panel contaminant free opaque exit package tinctures Temporary License Application ingredient list MCSB local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations product guidelines Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act exception for testing laboratories Category I Residual Pesticides Testing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business CO2 and ethanol extractions managing member distributors supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products 2018 issues cannabis adult-use products 2018 new laws Premises Information shared-use manufacturing facilities manufacturing activities 2018 compliance medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Local Authorization Attachment tobacco products product as a candy prohibited Financial information CDPH-9041 Manufacturing (non-volatile) structure and formation documents A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturing microbusinesses compliance with regulations Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) destruction of cannabis goods sanitary and hazard-free environment manufacturing cannabis products Cannabinoids Testing surety bond commercial cannabis manufacturers cultivation entry into the legal, regulated market Percentage of ownership laboratory quality assurance cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises packaging and labeling requirements Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) local jurisdiction authorization no infusion of nicotine testing laboratories separate applications amount of sodium The California Department of Public Health's workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Temporary License Application Information sugar licensed physical location (premises) requiring refrigeration regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation definition of owner Heavy Metals Testing recordkeeping Moisture Content Testing health claims licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers must enter certain events Bond in the amount of $5,000 persons 21 years of age or older A-license CDTFA seller’s permit shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit an officer or director of a cannabis business retailers licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together THC levels cannabis industries licensed cannabis manufacturers cannabis plants emergency regulations LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS security limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving concentrate cannabis cartoons Seller’s permit number Mycotoxins Testing chain of custody Business Organizational A-license and an M-license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) track and trace system amount of THC content periods of 90 days extensions regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Type S share facility space carbohydrates and fat per serving Criminal History CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial kitchens California Department of Public Health (CDPH) inventory and quality control 2018 proposed changes mandated warning statements loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Distributor Transport Only extracts sales of cannabis goods 2018 regulations Ethanol conducting quality assurance review local jurisdiction identity of the product no infusion of alcohol disposal quality control allergen information Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 commercial cannabis products 2018 revisions protocol edibles packaging opaque Physical address Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing at least 99% purity finished product access to the area(s) testing lab licensed premises California Department of Public Health Owner motor carrier permit Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods security and cannabis waste disposal Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) aggregate interest of 20% or more cannabis sales and/or consumption medicinal and adult-use markets amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) transportation of cannabis goods Retailer (Type 10) remove THC/CBD Track and Trace 2018 recent news three cannabis licensing authorities 2018 updates packaging and labeling alcoholic beverages onsite consumption of cannabis goods Live Scans for each owner Temporary event up to 4 days health impacts of cannabis the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturers who package for other producers stickers good manufacturing practices conditional license certified by a California-licensed engineer Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) primary panel requirements sampling standards written procedures for inventory control highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin 2018 fines delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods waste management laws waste disposal onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products cannabis waste 100 mg of THC per package scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises A-licensees testing methods final form cannabis market no added caffeine capsules Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Financial Interest Carbon Dioxide (CO2) licensed cannabis distributors licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Identifying information commercial cannabis manufacturing activity local jurisdiction’s requirements 2018 laws manufacturer's name annual license application manufacturing practices limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package supplemental label online licensing system Individual Owner three state cannabis-licensing authorities disclosure of all criminal convictions inventory transportation medicinal commercial cannabis activity some nutritional facts public Licensee Lookup Tool temporary license labels not be attractive nonlaboratory quality control payable to the state of California extraction basic nutritional information Arranging for laboratory testing Local Jurisdictions cannabis event organizer license Application Checklist 2018 important information loop system 2018 problems premises diagram licensing cannabis microbusinesses regulatory framework secondary packaging Temporary Cannabis Event MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Water/Food-grade Dry Ice purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands diagram of the business’s layout Butane/Hexane/Propane equity interest in a commercial cannabis business manufacture cannabis products CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Terpenoids Testing hydrocarbon-based solvents exit packaging Extractions using CO2 period of 120 days designated structure highly-concentrated oils or waxes Category II Residual Pesticides Testing unique ID/batch number license review process tamper-evident child-resistant outer package investment into a commercial cannabis business Premises Diagram government warning statement label operating premises Personnel Requirements Premises diagram product formulation Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) disposal and destruction methods secured area Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Transition Period Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing storage of cannabis goods dried flower medicinal and adult-use or both markets hang tag or a peel-back label small product packaging child-resistant packaging licensed cannabis cultivators transporting cannabis goods transportation and security Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch commercial cannabis activity Labor peace agreement transport cannabis goods to retailer Cannabis Manufacturing meat and seafood, and other products operating procedures MCSB’s temporary license application Local Issuing Authority manufacturing Operating Procedures labeling Microbusiness Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cannabis training financial interest holder Cultivation less than 10,000 Retailer (nonstorefront) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Food-grade Butter/Oil required limits Vehicle Requirements contaminants Form # CDPH-9041 licensing cannabis retailers licensing cannabis distributors pre-made or purchased topicals The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Transport vehicles alarm system Distributor transport comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 600 foot radius of a school valid waiver Licensee Lookup Tool Proposed Section 40133 compliance with local jurisdiction M-license procedures for inventory control cannabis cultivation licensing Business Information consumption of alcohol or tobacco Mechanical potentially-hazardous foods vape cartridges California Public Records Act shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Edibles– Products convicted of a substantially related crime 600-foot radius of a school cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) edible products Proposition 65 M-licensees list of artificial food colorings Fingerprints 2018 resolutions activity for a period of 120 days commercial cannabis manufacturing in California sanitary workplaces member manager testing of cannabis goods shipping manifest at least 20% ownership interest re-sealable Licensees Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division minimum standards for extraction processes Bond and Insurance Information manned motor vehicle inhalable cannabis licensing scheme paper inserted into the packaging Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) and more.

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

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Last updated on April 21, 2018



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