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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding cannabis event organizer license licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Temporary License Application Premises Diagram annual license application cannabis cultivation licensing at least 20% ownership interest commercial cannabis manufacturing activity health impacts of cannabis three state cannabis-licensing authorities Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Criminal History Seller’s permit number supply chain license review process minimum standards for extraction processes Local Authorization 2018 problems Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Fingerprints must enter certain events Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control topicals licensed premises capsules Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division designated structure quality control licensing cannabis third-party testing 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public Licensee Lookup Tool Application Checklist Business Organizational licensed physical location (premises) waste management laws Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Mycotoxins Testing CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial cannabis manufacturers transportation 120 days Premises diagram contaminant free carbohydrates and fat per serving Temporary event up to 4 days sanitary and hazard-free environment period of 120 days workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control MCSB’s temporary license application Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cannabis plants limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Cannabinoids Testing protocol Physical address product as a candy prohibited transport cannabis goods to retailer structure and formation documents local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations vape cartridges local jurisdiction authorization unique ID/batch number Retailer (nonstorefront) Cultivation less than 10,000 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) sanitary workplaces Track and Trace finished product commercial kitchens licensing scheme dried flower requiring refrigeration informational panel meat and seafood, and other products list of artificial food colorings amount of THC content ownership premises is not within a Government Manufacturing (non-volatile) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Ethanol Financial information potentially-hazardous foods Licensees Financial Interest infusion Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates convicted of a substantially related crime Premises Information activity for a period of 120 days testing of cannabis goods cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Live Scans for each owner valid waiver premises diagram public health and safety Licensee Lookup Tool Extractions using CO2 diagram of the business’s layout track and trace system California Public Records Act ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manufacturers who package for other producers equity interest in a commercial cannabis business allergen information tobacco products Form # CDPH-9041 Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products remove THC/CBD A-licensees Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business 2018 regulations Edibles– Products pre-made or purchased 2018 fines Percentage of ownership A-license licensed cannabis cultivators commercial cannabis products security manufacturer's name Foreign Material Testing security and cannabis waste disposal The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company onsite consumption of cannabis goods licensing cannabis distributors Industrial Hemp Advisory Board operating procedures destruction of cannabis goods paper inserted into the packaging distributors volatile solvent written procedures for inventory control limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving government warning statement label recordkeeping Heavy Metals Testing edibles packaging opaque managing member Butane/Hexane/Propane concentrate aggregate interest of 20% or more manufacture cannabis products Bond in the amount of $5,000 Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licensing cannabis microbusinesses Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) comply with all packaging and labeling requirements commercial cannabis activity Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity waste disposal 2018 new laws identity of the product licensed cannabis distributors Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Business Information 100 mg of THC per package extracts Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis cartoons hydrocarbon-based solvents Microbusiness tinctures regulatory framework alcoholic beverages California Department of Public Health (CDPH) temporary license transportation and security no infusion of alcohol 2018 compliance an officer or director of a cannabis business definition of owner storage of cannabis goods the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products property for the commercial cannabis activity 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Personnel Requirements disclosure of all criminal convictions Local Issuing Authority investment into a commercial cannabis business primary panel requirements product guidelines shipping manifest manufacturing activities tamper-evident MCSB online licensing system packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Bond and Insurance Information MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH CDPH-9041 packaging and labeling Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch disposal and destruction methods child-resistant packaging retailers emergency 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Licensing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) cannabis market manned motor vehicle 600 foot radius of a school manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) testing lab regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Transition Period California Department of Public Health nonlaboratory quality control operating premises mandated warning statements ingredient list medicinal and adult-use markets extraction payable to the state of California persons 21 years of age or older access to the area(s) required limits Temporary Cannabis Event compliance with local jurisdiction licensing cannabis retailers transporting cannabis goods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together sugar Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing Retailer (Type 10) transportation of cannabis goods Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) child-resistant outer package licensed cannabis manufacturers Category I Residual Pesticides Testing regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2018 updates member manager cannabis industries exit packaging Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) manufacturing cannabis products CDTFA seller’s permit Local Authorization Attachment cannabis adult-use products basic nutritional information Individual Owner contaminants Local Jurisdictions local jurisdiction chain of custody labeling Owner Licensee Information periods of 90 days extensions product formulation conducting quality assurance review commercial cannabis manufacturing hang tag or a peel-back label secondary package persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 2018 important information 600-foot radius of a school health claims and more.

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

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Last updated on April 19, 2018



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