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

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


Last updated on March 21, 2019



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