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

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


Last updated on September 23, 2018



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