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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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

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


Last updated on April 17, 2018



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