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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:



Resources:
Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Business License Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on February 15, 2019



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