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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on September 17, 2019



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