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

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


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