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

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


Last updated on April 23, 2019



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