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

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


Last updated on October 12, 2019



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