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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 storage of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes nonlaboratory quality control medicinal and adult-use or both markets Local Authorization Attachment Temporary License Application Temporary License Application Information alcoholic beverages manufacturing activities 2020 important information packaging period of 120 days commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Financial Interest Criminal History premises diagram secondary package 2020 revisions packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cannabis cultivation licensing California Department of Public Health procedures for inventory control packaging and labeling manufacturing practices THC levels product guidelines inventory and quality control cannabis market no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity infusion Retailer (Type 10) quality control three cannabis licensing authorities requiring refrigeration product formulation Business Information 2020 compliance commercial cannabis manufacturing contaminant free Arranging for laboratory testing payable to the state of California A-license and an M-license child-resistant packaging shipping manifest packaging and labeling requirements M-licensees Premises Information member manager testing of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis track and trace system M-license Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) medicinal commercial cannabis activity at least 20% ownership interest Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Local Jurisdictions state cannabis licensing Licensees evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises surety bond Seller’s permit number workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control California Department of Public Health (CDPH) written procedures for inventory control licensing cannabis retailers manufacturing cannabis products health impacts of cannabis extracts operating premises Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale operating procedures testing lab Moisture Content Testing shared-use manufacturing facilities conditional license informational panel entry into the legal, regulated market Distributor Transport Only chain of custody 2020 problems government warning statement label CDTFA seller’s permit shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit remove THC/CBD cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package financial interest holder Microbusiness supplemental label shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company amount of THC content Identifying information periods of 90 days extensions MCSB amount of sodium Local Authorization distributors Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) unique ID/batch number compliance with local jurisdiction Licensee Lookup Tool volatile solvent Edibles– Products 2020 new laws A-license manufacturers who package for other producers licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers required limits tamper-evident local jurisdiction authorization Temporary event up to 4 days Premises diagram destruction of cannabis goods allergen information Water/Food-grade Dry Ice disposal supply chain motor carrier permit Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Terpenoids Testing structure and formation documents access to the area(s) online licensing system 2020 regulations Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) aggregate interest of 20% or more basic nutritional information extraction recordkeeping Category II Residual Pesticides Testing re-sealable Temporary Cannabis Event evidence of rehabilitation capsules CDPH-issued universal symbol no infusion of nicotine laboratory quality assurance sampling standards Premises Diagram Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods some nutritional facts Distributor transport health claims licensed cannabis manufacturers paper inserted into the packaging retailers exit packaging licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Labor peace agreement Owner manned motor vehicle microbusinesses manufacturing carbohydrates and fat per serving Track and Trace Personnel Requirements Category I Residual Pesticides Testing transportation and security diagram of the business’s layout good manufacturing practices conducting quality assurance review delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Proposed Section 40133 Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products hang tag or a peel-back label Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division transportation of cannabis goods 2020 laws onsite consumption of cannabis goods ingredient list Industrial Hemp Advisory Board local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations definition of owner commercial cannabis activity mandated warning statements Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 2020 resolutions labels not be attractive local jurisdiction’s requirements CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing must enter certain events edibles packaging opaque child-resistant outer package sales of cannabis goods testing laboratories cultivation transportation waste management laws ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation cannabis plants manufacturer's name inhalable cannabis Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Cultivation less than 10,000 persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Proposition 65 the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Form # CDPH-9041 Local Issuing Authority A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity annual license application Retailer (nonstorefront) comply with all packaging and labeling requirements tobacco products ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS compliance with regulations Heavy Metals Testing convicted of a substantially related crime California Public Records Act cannabis cartoons Butane/Hexane/Propane licensing scheme licensed cannabis distributors concentrate consumption of alcohol or tobacco secured area The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) tinctures 2020 updates 600 foot radius of a school The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity designated structure protocol certified by a California-licensed engineer loop system secondary packaging LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Financial information managing member manufacture cannabis products licensing cannabis microbusinesses sanitary and hazard-free environment Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) 100 mg of THC per package Application Checklist emergency regulations topicals Ethanol inventory persons 21 years of age or older finished product Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Business Organizational Bond and Insurance Information disclosure of all criminal convictions licensing cannabis distributors security cannabis waste loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) minimum standards for extraction processes temporary license cannabis sales and/or consumption 2020 recent news Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 CO2 and ethanol extractions Bond in the amount of $5,000 supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products product as a candy prohibited sugar transporting cannabis goods Vehicle Requirements equity interest in a commercial cannabis business medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing public health and safety separate applications public Licensee Lookup Tool small product packaging Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch commercial cannabis products manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) pre-made or purchased BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis industries Cannabis Manufacturing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing regulatory framework Transition Period Physical address commercial kitchens regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California waste disposal cannabis event organizer license Fingerprints limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Mechanical testing methods valid waiver license review process Transport vehicles alarm system stickers investment into a commercial cannabis business Manufacturing (non-volatile) opaque exit package Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles primary panel requirements CDPH-9041 list of artificial food colorings CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licensed premises meat and seafood, and other products purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands cannabis training 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market 2020 fines medicinal and adult-use markets The California Department of Public Health's Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) labeling Mycotoxins Testing Cannabinoids Testing Licensee Information Live Scans for each owner licensed cannabis cultivators licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises property for the commercial cannabis activity Foreign Material Testing Operating Procedures Type S share facility space final form security and cannabis waste disposal sanitary workplaces Food-grade Butter/Oil three state cannabis-licensing authorities transport cannabis goods to retailer local jurisdiction potentially-hazardous foods 600-foot radius of a school an officer or director of a cannabis business adult-use commercial cannabis activity contaminants Individual Owner amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package dried flower highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin ownership premises is not within a Government commercial cannabis manufacturers onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods no added caffeine A-licensees edible products at least 99% purity disposal and destruction methods Completed Temporary License Application Form 2020 issues Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates identity of the product hydrocarbon-based solvents Percentage of ownership Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch exception for testing laboratories activity for a period of 120 days MCSB’s temporary license application licensed physical location (premises) 120 days vape cartridges MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2020 proposed changes and more.

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


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