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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 meat and seafood, and other products Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 disposal and destruction methods cannabis training Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensed cannabis distributors Proposed Section 40133 MCSB’s temporary license application ingredient list Temporary event up to 4 days disposal Arranging for laboratory testing carbohydrates and fat per serving licensing scheme opaque exit package Bond in the amount of $5,000 requiring refrigeration equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Retailer (Type 10) 2018 important information medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together protocol microbusinesses MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Temporary License Application temporary license licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers sales of cannabis goods Temporary Cannabis Event Mechanical access to the area(s) designated structure topicals structure and formation documents track and trace system regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis licensing cannabis retailers packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Business Organizational amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 120 days entry into the legal, regulated market recordkeeping Live Scans for each owner Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis cartoons child-resistant outer package member manager payable to the state of California 2018 fines Heavy Metals Testing certified by a California-licensed engineer local jurisdiction Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) three cannabis licensing authorities Extractions using CO2 Seller’s permit number infusion Premises Information regulatory framework good manufacturing practices Premises Diagram evidence of rehabilitation Local Issuing Authority labels not be attractive pre-made or purchased 2018 regulations California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Retailer (nonstorefront) dried flower secondary packaging licensing cannabis microbusinesses labeling separate applications health claims onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods tobacco products Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board inventory Identifying information 2018 laws three state cannabis-licensing authorities definition of owner disclosure of all criminal convictions basic nutritional information evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Criminal History cultivation financial interest holder testing laboratories Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) waste management laws packaging and labeling requirements Local Authorization Attachment valid waiver highly-concentrated oils or waxes Individual Owner Licensee Information A-license The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Bond and Insurance Information cannabis cultivation licensing licensed cannabis cultivators commercial cannabis activity CDTFA seller’s permit compliance with regulations onsite consumption of cannabis goods destruction of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturers Local Authorization Premises diagram 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market quality control M-license persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) child-resistant packaging sampling standards edible products local jurisdiction authorization consumption of alcohol or tobacco identity of the product period of 120 days waste disposal regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California 2018 new laws purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands cannabis adult-use products ownership premises is not within a Government annual license application Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles small product packaging Local Jurisdictions periods of 90 days extensions inhalable cannabis chain of custody local jurisdiction’s requirements manufacturing cannabis products amount of sodium convicted of a substantially related crime scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL contaminant free sugar remove THC/CBD manufacture cannabis products retailers Cultivation less than 10,000 product formulation limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing emergency regulations CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Application Checklist Foreign Material Testing amount of THC content Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 operating premises 2018 proposed changes licensing cannabis distributors Category I Residual Pesticides Testing supply chain shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit MCSB cannabis market The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control contaminants public Licensee Lookup Tool manned motor vehicle ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Distributor transport 2018 recent news at least 20% ownership interest California Department of Public Health Transport vehicles alarm system Licensee Lookup Tool mandated warning statements laboratory quality assurance cannabis plants conditional license conducting quality assurance review public health and safety license review process government warning statement label product guidelines procedures for inventory control secured area an officer or director of a cannabis business cannabis sales and/or consumption transportation packaging and labeling California Public Records Act Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Owner stickers Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing aggregate interest of 20% or more Vehicle Requirements unique ID/batch number volatile solvent Form # CDPH-9041 commercial cannabis products extracts Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division secondary package medicinal commercial cannabis activity adult-use commercial cannabis activity Licensees Temporary License Application Information Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Cannabis Manufacturing list of artificial food colorings primary panel requirements cannabis event organizer license Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Operating Procedures edibles packaging opaque transportation of cannabis goods licensed physical location (premises) cannabis waste CDPH-9041 ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation 2018 issues paper inserted into the packaging Financial information product as a candy prohibited supplemental label minimum standards for extraction processes immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery transport cannabis goods to retailer packaging Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) 2018 revisions cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale 600-foot radius of a school diagram of the business’s layout concentrate manufacturer's name manufacturing practices sanitary and hazard-free environment Fingerprints Manufacturing (non-volatile) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business activity for a period of 120 days 2018 resolutions manufacturing required limits extraction manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) written procedures for inventory control CDPH-issued universal symbol cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Percentage of ownership Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products A-license and an M-license medicinal and adult-use markets the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) hang tag or a peel-back label licensed cannabis manufacturers property for the commercial cannabis activity Labor peace agreement testing of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) potentially-hazardous foods medicinal and adult-use or both markets Proposition 65 THC levels compliance with local jurisdiction shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch allergen information alcoholic beverages Cannabinoids Testing online licensing system motor carrier permit Category II Residual Pesticides Testing tamper-evident finished product commercial cannabis manufacturing in California comply with all packaging and labeling requirements highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin tinctures no infusion of alcohol security and cannabis waste disposal CO2 and ethanol extractions Microbusiness Business Information transporting cannabis goods sanitary workplaces commercial cannabis manufacturing activity exception for testing laboratories delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis industries Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) investment into a commercial cannabis business A-licensees Butane/Hexane/Propane Personnel Requirements commercial kitchens 2018 problems vape cartridges 100 mg of THC per package Financial Interest Type S share facility space local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products informational panel inventory and quality control premises diagram Terpenoids Testing persons 21 years of age or older re-sealable distributors Track and Trace Completed Temporary License Application Form testing lab Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Moisture Content Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL at least 99% purity Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) final form LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manufacturers who package for other producers 2018 compliance Distributor Transport Only nonlaboratory quality control The California Department of Public Health's medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensed premises M-licensees state cannabis licensing shipping manifest operating procedures storage of cannabis goods no added caffeine limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package 2018 updates managing member Mycotoxins Testing must enter certain events exit packaging Transition Period security 600 foot radius of a school Physical address Food-grade Butter/Oil no infusion of nicotine Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control loop system testing methods surety bond manufacturing activities capsules Ethanol licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories hydrocarbon-based solvents transportation and security Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch some nutritional facts shared-use manufacturing facilities Edibles– Products health impacts of cannabis and more.

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


Last updated on July 16, 2018



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