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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 CDTFA seller’s permit Application Checklist certified by a California-licensed engineer local jurisdiction’s requirements manufacturing practices commercial kitchens Retailer (Type 10) Owner regulatory framework licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories stickers secondary package track and trace system Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Financial Interest conditional license licensed cannabis cultivators infusion CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL loop system inventory and quality control Premises Diagram commercial cannabis manufacturing in California no infusion of nicotine Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Licensee Lookup Tool alcoholic beverages cannabis market protocol licensed cannabis distributors distributors Bond in the amount of $5,000 CO2 and ethanol extractions basic nutritional information Arranging for laboratory testing hydrocarbon-based solvents public health and safety Distributor Transport Only Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) primary panel requirements Licensees unique ID/batch number paper inserted into the packaging Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sugar periods of 90 days extensions A-license 120 days storage of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Food-grade Butter/Oil Proposition 65 manufacturer's name at least 20% ownership interest designated structure medicinal and adult-use markets cultivation Percentage of ownership amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package licensing cannabis microbusinesses 2018 regulations manufacturing activities minimum standards for extraction processes annual license application transportation of cannabis goods Premises diagram Mechanical child-resistant packaging licensing cannabis retailers meat and seafood, and other products Financial information Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 2018 important information allergen information Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 2018 compliance extracts Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Cannabinoids Testing cannabis adult-use products inhalable cannabis regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis ingredient list Personnel Requirements managing member cannabis cultivation licensing Fingerprints Butane/Hexane/Propane Bond and Insurance Information online licensing system immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery loan provided to a commercial cannabis business cannabis waste California Public Records Act some nutritional facts 2018 problems supplemental label shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Operating Procedures cannabis cartoons licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers sales of cannabis goods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin extraction testing lab 2018 updates microbusinesses Temporary License Application Foreign Material Testing Premises Information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Cannabis Manufacturing investment into a commercial cannabis business Completed Temporary License Application Form amount of THC content M-licensees opaque exit package quality control MCSB Proposed Section 40133 2018 recent news must enter certain events limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving premises diagram testing of cannabis goods operating procedures Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 2018 fines evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises transporting cannabis goods conducting quality assurance review definition of owner compliance with local jurisdiction commercial cannabis activity security 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market highly-concentrated oils or waxes finished product consumption of alcohol or tobacco period of 120 days transportation 600-foot radius of a school manned motor vehicle concentrate licensed premises adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis plants labeling shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing at least 99% purity separate applications identity of the product disposal Business Information disclosure of all criminal convictions tinctures Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) valid waiver persons 21 years of age or older Cultivation less than 10,000 amount of sodium manufacturing destruction of cannabis goods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business inventory Transition Period chain of custody exception for testing laboratories commercial cannabis manufacturers 2018 proposed changes The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis sales and/or consumption manufacturers who package for other producers health impacts of cannabis cannabis training edibles packaging opaque health claims purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands local jurisdiction authorization commercial cannabis products Licensee Information recordkeeping commercial cannabis manufacturing final form capsules Local Authorization Attachment Manufacturing (non-volatile) MCSB’s temporary license application supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products California Department of Public Health (CDPH) surety bond an officer or director of a cannabis business Retailer (nonstorefront) Individual Owner Identifying information payable to the state of California commercial cannabis manufacturing activity good manufacturing practices Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Microbusiness limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package The California Department of Public Health's local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations shipping manifest licensed physical location (premises) 600 foot radius of a school vape cartridges Water/Food-grade Dry Ice product as a candy prohibited procedures for inventory control Local Jurisdictions Temporary License Application Information 2018 issues ownership premises is not within a Government A-licensees Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Seller’s permit number A-license and an M-license manufacturing cannabis products Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Form # CDPH-9041 transportation and security the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) onsite consumption of cannabis goods three state cannabis-licensing authorities product guidelines Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) pre-made or purchased temporary license structure and formation documents Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products member manager Local Authorization compliance with regulations Track and Trace emergency regulations retailers potentially-hazardous foods informational panel property for the commercial cannabis activity packaging license review process state cannabis licensing ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Moisture Content Testing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises medicinal and adult-use or both markets Vehicle Requirements testing methods cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale M-license Terpenoids Testing mandated warning statements manufacture cannabis products CDPH-9041 onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 2018 new laws medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together testing laboratories Temporary Cannabis Event sanitary workplaces cannabis industries sanitary and hazard-free environment list of artificial food colorings Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control labels not be attractive waste disposal child-resistant outer package requiring refrigeration CDPH-issued universal symbol hang tag or a peel-back label California Department of Public Health comply with all packaging and labeling requirements motor carrier permit Temporary event up to 4 days operating premises medicinal commercial cannabis activity supply chain carbohydrates and fat per serving Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control tobacco products transport cannabis goods to retailer Transport vehicles alarm system Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing small product packaging contaminant free dried flower The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) contaminants financial interest holder Type S share facility space re-sealable licensing scheme nonlaboratory quality control packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Live Scans for each owner Carbon Dioxide (CO2) no added caffeine licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises topicals volatile solvent Heavy Metals Testing convicted of a substantially related crime shared-use manufacturing facilities secondary packaging Local Issuing Authority Category II Residual Pesticides Testing activity for a period of 120 days entry into the legal, regulated market Criminal History disposal and destruction methods Extractions using CO2 evidence of rehabilitation Category I Residual Pesticides Testing local jurisdiction licensed cannabis manufacturers 100 mg of THC per package remove THC/CBD Physical address tamper-evident public Licensee Lookup Tool product formulation laboratory quality assurance security and cannabis waste disposal packaging and labeling requirements waste management laws diagram of the business’s layout secured area 2018 resolutions Mycotoxins Testing three cannabis licensing authorities Ethanol regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Business Organizational written procedures for inventory control licensing cannabis distributors edible products 2018 revisions Edibles– Products MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH required limits delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Labor peace agreement government warning statement label THC levels cannabis event organizer license 2018 laws ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Distributor transport BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL access to the area(s) no infusion of alcohol packaging and labeling medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing aggregate interest of 20% or more exit packaging sampling standards and more.

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


Last updated on November 13, 2018



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