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

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

Last updated on May 21, 2019

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