California Cannabis Compliance
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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

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

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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

Last updated on September 18, 2019

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