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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
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substantially related crime no added caffeine government warning statement label payable to the state of California Cannabis Manufacturing Temporary License Application Cultivation less than 10,000 protocol amount of THC content an officer or director of a cannabis business Form # CDPH-9041 recordkeeping Vehicle Requirements allergen information exit packaging transportation and security limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit 2019 compliance regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2019 laws The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Premises Information waste disposal premises diagram Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Microbusiness finished product disposal 2019 fines Cannabinoids Testing 100 mg of THC per package Distributor Transport Only California Department of Public Health medicinal and adult-use markets M-license designated structure manufacturing practices sanitary and hazard-free environment re-sealable activity for a period of 120 days transportation Seller’s permit number surety bond A-licensees CDPH-9041 Heavy Metals Testing inventory procedures for inventory control CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL sanitary workplaces persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) licensing cannabis microbusinesses potentially-hazardous foods Operating Procedures Category II Residual Pesticides Testing packaging and labeling requirements Application Checklist emergency regulations local jurisdiction’s requirements infusion A-license California Department of Public Health (CDPH) public Licensee Lookup Tool licensed cannabis distributors CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing waste management laws manned motor vehicle A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control entry into the legal, regulated market Proposed Section 40133 licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Extractions using CO2 LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS equity interest in a commercial cannabis business temporary license Temporary event up to 4 days Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2019 recent news 2019 problems list of artificial food colorings supply chain delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods ingredient list regulatory framework topicals Edibles– Products CDPH-issued universal symbol local jurisdiction authorization Criminal History onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 120 days Local Authorization Attachment sugar Temporary License Application Information inhalable cannabis Transport vehicles alarm system edibles packaging opaque commercial cannabis manufacturing activity security Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Bond in the amount of $5,000 meat and seafood, and other products commercial cannabis manufacturing health impacts of cannabis 2019 new laws loop system packaging and labeling minimum standards for extraction processes Personnel Requirements commercial cannabis products product as a candy prohibited Retailer (Type 10) carbohydrates and fat per serving Live Scans for each owner medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity THC levels operating procedures tamper-evident period of 120 days sales of cannabis goods manufacturing public health and safety Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Fingerprints valid waiver separate applications primary panel requirements highly-concentrated oils or waxes Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles local jurisdiction adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis industries member manager Distributor transport manufacturing activities hydrocarbon-based solvents contaminant free ownership premises is not within a Government license review process 600-foot radius of a school medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Mycotoxins Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2019 proposed changes secondary package Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 volatile solvent Licensees Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods storage of cannabis goods edible products aggregate interest of 20% or more mandated warning statements laboratory quality assurance at least 99% purity remove THC/CBD Business Organizational informational panel annual license application operating premises Transition Period labels not be attractive tinctures Owner Retailer (nonstorefront) Food-grade Butter/Oil vape cartridges shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company retailers consumption of alcohol or tobacco licensed cannabis manufacturers 600 foot radius of a school chain of custody Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Arranging for laboratory testing alcoholic beverages onsite consumption of cannabis goods comply with all packaging and labeling requirements compliance with local jurisdiction cultivation Licensee Lookup Tool secured area loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Moisture Content Testing product formulation certified by a California-licensed engineer cannabis sales and/or consumption Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) labeling Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 nonlaboratory quality control cannabis training medicinal and adult-use or both markets no infusion of nicotine 2019 important information cannabis cultivation licensing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division manufacture cannabis products medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together identity of the product no infusion of alcohol contaminants final form child-resistant outer package 2019 resolutions testing of cannabis goods CDTFA seller’s permit Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Completed Temporary License Application Form Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch good manufacturing practices disposal and destruction methods shared-use manufacturing facilities 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Business Information investment into a commercial cannabis business MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL persons 21 years of age or older inventory and quality control and more.

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


Last updated on January 16, 2019



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