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

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


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