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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
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on October 18, 2019



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