Resources for California Cannabis Consulting & Compliance
California Cannabis Compliance

Topics for Cannabis Consulting for Licensing Compliance - Business License Updates & Information


Since 2015*

Home | About | News | Cannabis Business License Compliance | Resources | Contact
California Cannabis Business License Consultants

Topics in Cannabis Consulting Licensing and Compliance - Business License Updates & Information



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

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

Check back here for updates.


Last updated on July 17, 2018



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved