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

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

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

Last updated on September 18, 2018

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