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

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


Last updated on October 12, 2019



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