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

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


Last updated on October 12, 2019



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