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

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


Last updated on January 19, 2019



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