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Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

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

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

Last updated on March 17, 2018

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