California Cannabis Compliance
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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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

Last updated on January 13, 2019

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