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

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


Last updated on January 14, 2019



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