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

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


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