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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


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

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


Last updated on February 14, 2019



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