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

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


Last updated on September 16, 2019



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