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

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

Last updated on July 13, 2019

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