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

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

Last updated on March 17, 2018

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