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

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


Last updated on June 15, 2019



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