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

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


Last updated on July 14, 2019



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