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

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

Last updated on October 14, 2019

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