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

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


Last updated on September 17, 2019



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