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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on January 16, 2019



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