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

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

Last updated on October 14, 2018

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