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

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

Last updated on May 23, 2018

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