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

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


Last updated on July 16, 2018



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