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

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


Last updated on October 12, 2019



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