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

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


Last updated on October 20, 2019



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