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

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


Last updated on August 11, 2018



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