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

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

Last updated on November 15, 2018

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