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

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


Last updated on February 12, 2019



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