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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 child-resistant packaging health impacts of cannabis shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) diagram of the business’s layout three cannabis licensing authorities ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation track and trace system supplemental label state cannabis licensing motor carrier permit conducting quality assurance review no infusion of nicotine nonlaboratory quality control the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) CDPH-9041 conditional license local jurisdiction 2018 new laws inhalable cannabis 600 foot radius of a school financial interest holder activity for a period of 120 days Premises diagram onsite consumption of cannabis goods regulatory framework cannabis sales and/or consumption supply chain Local Authorization Attachment aggregate interest of 20% or more procedures for inventory control inventory delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods requiring refrigeration 2018 revisions concentrate M-licensees 2018 updates Temporary License Application Information comply with all packaging and labeling requirements small product packaging Proposition 65 Temporary License Application amount of THC content Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 waste management laws Completed Temporary License Application Form Financial information medicinal and adult-use or both markets commercial cannabis products secondary packaging California Public Records Act LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Application Checklist licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis event organizer license 2018 issues carbohydrates and fat per serving some nutritional facts 2018 laws dried flower California Department of Public Health (CDPH) persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business operating procedures medicinal and adult-use markets shared-use manufacturing facilities loop system sanitary workplaces 2018 important information period of 120 days alcoholic beverages structure and formation documents adult-use commercial cannabis activity Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) labeling ownership premises is not within a Government Arranging for laboratory testing onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Manufacturing (non-volatile) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving loan provided to a commercial cannabis business valid waiver premises diagram operating premises Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Butane/Hexane/Propane packaging local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations infusion written procedures for inventory control cannabis industries disposal and destruction methods testing of cannabis goods licensed cannabis distributors Distributor transport Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing hydrocarbon-based solvents secondary package opaque exit package Local Authorization regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division transportation Licensee Information testing lab vape cartridges Industrial Hemp Advisory Board potentially-hazardous foods Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Live Scans for each owner Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing topicals security A-license and an M-license manufacturing activities A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity entry into the legal, regulated market Owner manufacturing practices Extractions using CO2 allergen information required limits Retailer (nonstorefront) licensing cannabis microbusinesses immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 600-foot radius of a school exception for testing laboratories M-license CO2 and ethanol extractions secured area product guidelines compliance with regulations certified by a California-licensed engineer final form health claims designated structure licensed premises ingredient list extracts tinctures Licensees Vehicle Requirements cannabis cartoons Foreign Material Testing cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale online licensing system local jurisdiction’s requirements edible products sampling standards disposal testing methods Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice re-sealable cannabis adult-use products Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control commercial kitchens periods of 90 days extensions commercial cannabis manufacturers workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control basic nutritional information The California Department of Public Health's labels not be attractive extraction chain of custody consumption of alcohol or tobacco minimum standards for extraction processes Mechanical Personnel Requirements destruction of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch capsules access to the area(s) Moisture Content Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sanitary and hazard-free environment manufacturer's name medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) surety bond A-licensees 2018 proposed changes Cultivation less than 10,000 scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises license review process 120 days transporting cannabis goods microbusinesses Mycotoxins Testing 2018 regulations definition of owner equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Cannabis Manufacturing informational panel CDTFA seller’s permit Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Identifying information 100 mg of THC per package licensing cannabis retailers THC levels The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) product formulation 2018 resolutions recordkeeping three state cannabis-licensing authorities Cannabinoids Testing unique ID/batch number packaging and labeling Seller’s permit number temporary license Premises Information Financial Interest Temporary Cannabis Event good manufacturing practices Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) convicted of a substantially related crime Licensee Lookup Tool payable to the state of California Heavy Metals Testing annual license application meat and seafood, and other products list of artificial food colorings transportation of cannabis goods finished product medicinal commercial cannabis activity retailers licensed cannabis cultivators mandated warning statements manufacturing cannabis products evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises sales of cannabis goods shipping manifest manned motor vehicle MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Criminal History supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Type S share facility space exit packaging Edibles– Products licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) hang tag or a peel-back label Premises Diagram highly-concentrated oils or waxes cultivation edibles packaging opaque Percentage of ownership packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Fingerprints Labor peace agreement public health and safety Food-grade Butter/Oil Local Jurisdictions Temporary event up to 4 days CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL California Department of Public Health cannabis market primary panel requirements managing member Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 amount of sodium purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) CDPH-issued universal symbol cannabis waste 2018 compliance Operating Procedures evidence of rehabilitation The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Physical address Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 contaminants persons 21 years of age or older Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) manufacture cannabis products cannabis plants Retailer (Type 10) laboratory quality assurance commercial cannabis activity no infusion of alcohol BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL quality control MCSB remove THC/CBD Business Information licensing cannabis distributors Distributor Transport Only tamper-evident government warning statement label paper inserted into the packaging Microbusiness at least 20% ownership interest inventory and quality control commercial cannabis manufacturing activity no added caffeine 2018 fines commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act identity of the product regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Individual Owner an officer or director of a cannabis business Category I Residual Pesticides Testing tobacco products separate applications Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Transport vehicles alarm system public Licensee Lookup Tool child-resistant outer package Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Business Organizational testing laboratories medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity storage of cannabis goods distributors licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 2018 problems property for the commercial cannabis activity volatile solvent protocol manufacturers who package for other producers emergency regulations shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit licensing scheme 2018 recent news transport cannabis goods to retailer commercial cannabis manufacturing compliance with local jurisdiction local jurisdiction authorization manufacturing Local Issuing Authority Proposed Section 40133 waste disposal investment into a commercial cannabis business Form # CDPH-9041 cannabis cultivation licensing at least 99% purity contaminant free ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging and labeling requirements cannabis training transportation and security licensed physical location (premises) Ethanol Transition Period licensed cannabis manufacturers A-license stickers disclosure of all criminal convictions Bond in the amount of $5,000 security and cannabis waste disposal Bond and Insurance Information medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together must enter certain events pre-made or purchased product as a candy prohibited Terpenoids Testing highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Track and Trace member manager Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates MCSB’s temporary license application 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market sugar and more.

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


Last updated on December 9, 2018



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