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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

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

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

Last updated on February 18, 2019

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