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

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


Last updated on October 14, 2018



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