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

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


Last updated on October 17, 2018



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