Cannabis Consulting Firm in California
California Cannabis Compliance

Cannabis Startup Companies - Business License Consulting


Since 2009*

Home | About | News | Cannabis Business License Compliance | Resources | Contact

News for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California



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

For California Cannabis Business Licensing news and updates, check back here.

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on July 18, 2019



*Note: Year domain name registered
All Rights Reserved