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

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


Last updated on February 15, 2018



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