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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 Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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