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

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

Last updated on December 14, 2018

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