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

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


Last updated on June 17, 2018



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