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

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

Last updated on June 16, 2018

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