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

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Last updated on January 16, 2019

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