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

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

Last updated on July 14, 2019

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