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

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

Last updated on March 17, 2019

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