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

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


Last updated on March 23, 2019



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