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

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


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