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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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