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

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


Last updated on May 23, 2019



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