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

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

Last updated on November 11, 2019

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