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Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

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

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

Last updated on February 15, 2019

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