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

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


Last updated on November 15, 2018



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