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

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

Last updated on March 17, 2018

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