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

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

Last updated on November 19, 2019

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