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

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


Last updated on January 16, 2019



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