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

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

Last updated on December 13, 2019

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