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

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


Last updated on December 13, 2019



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