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

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

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