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:

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

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

Last updated on October 17, 2019

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