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

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


Last updated on September 18, 2019



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