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

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


Last updated on April 18, 2019



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