California Cannabis Compliance
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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:



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

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


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