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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 aggregate interest of 20% or more volatile solvent local jurisdiction Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) disposal and destruction methods 100 mg of THC per package cannabis event organizer license mandated warning statements CDPH-9041 some nutritional facts requiring refrigeration Live Scans for each owner pre-made or purchased Carbon Dioxide (CO2) MCSB’s temporary license application health claims Local Authorization re-sealable packaging and labeling requirements Type S share facility space sampling standards Identifying information supplemental label Licensee Lookup Tool Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Mechanical licensing cannabis distributors Premises Information convicted of a substantially related crime loan provided to a commercial cannabis business diagram of the business’s layout testing methods Completed Temporary License Application Form Financial information Industrial Hemp Advisory Board state cannabis licensing 600 foot radius of a school Operating Procedures cannabis industries track and trace system Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Criminal History A-license and an M-license The California Department of Public Health's cannabis waste Seller’s permit number transport cannabis goods to retailer valid waiver Financial Interest 2021 laws Local Issuing Authority concentrate licensing cannabis retailers contaminant free local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations destruction of cannabis goods must enter certain events ingredient list testing of cannabis goods Proposition 65 extraction payable to the state of California cannabis sales and/or consumption contaminants Licensee Information inhalable cannabis 2021 fines Cannabinoids Testing at least 99% purity opaque exit package premises diagram licensed physical location (premises) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving highly-concentrated oils or waxes Premises Diagram Mycotoxins Testing Arranging for laboratory testing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Business Organizational manned motor vehicle cultivation chain of custody manufacturing practices A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Percentage of ownership property for the commercial cannabis activity member manager identity of the product CDPH-issued universal symbol distributors LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Local Jurisdictions Fingerprints testing laboratories testing lab secondary packaging child-resistant outer package topicals Transition Period Cannabis Manufacturing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 2021 proposed changes remove THC/CBD no added caffeine vape cartridges cannabis adult-use products medicinal commercial cannabis activity 2021 problems Bond in the amount of $5,000 conditional license M-license Physical address medicinal and adult-use markets operating premises procedures for inventory control manufacturing activities good manufacturing practices potentially-hazardous foods The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH operating procedures Distributor transport capsules commercial cannabis manufacturing activity public health and safety carbohydrates and fat per serving extracts entry into the legal, regulated market Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) temporary license government warning statement label Retailer (Type 10) exit packaging CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Cultivation less than 10,000 scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Temporary License Application licensed cannabis cultivators transporting cannabis goods compliance with regulations primary panel requirements allergen information Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 waste management laws Food-grade Butter/Oil three state cannabis-licensing authorities infusion online licensing system Personnel Requirements packaging and labeling Category I Residual Pesticides Testing structure and formation documents Temporary event up to 4 days an officer or director of a cannabis business Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) edibles packaging opaque amount of sodium Distributor Transport Only written procedures for inventory control Temporary Cannabis Event edible products 2021 revisions Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Category II Residual Pesticides Testing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Microbusiness ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation separate applications regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis licensed premises Temporary License Application Information ownership premises is not within a Government cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls period of 120 days retailers immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery THC levels Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis cartoons Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories quality control investment into a commercial cannabis business medicinal and adult-use or both markets manufacturing licensed cannabis manufacturers Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) sales of cannabis goods Application Checklist tamper-evident manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) basic nutritional information limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL disposal licensing cannabis microbusinesses required limits small product packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing Moisture Content Testing Terpenoids Testing 2021 regulations Local Authorization Attachment Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products CO2 and ethanol extractions microbusinesses Retailer (nonstorefront) Proposed Section 40133 inventory and quality control 2021 issues Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 emergency regulations annual license application Edibles– Products cannabis plants 2021 recent news managing member minimum standards for extraction processes protocol tobacco products secured area license review process purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands cannabis training shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company product formulation 2021 resolutions Premises diagram informational panel finished product disclosure of all criminal convictions Bond and Insurance Information cannabis market supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products A-licensees Vehicle Requirements shared-use manufacturing facilities commercial cannabis manufacturing in California commercial cannabis products evidence of rehabilitation alcoholic beverages manufacture cannabis products transportation of cannabis goods product as a candy prohibited 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market sugar Owner child-resistant packaging highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) no infusion of alcohol CDTFA seller’s permit laboratory quality assurance definition of owner financial interest holder Foreign Material Testing 2021 compliance medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together final form Ethanol California Public Records Act Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) persons 21 years of age or older commercial cannabis activity compliance with local jurisdiction licensed cannabis distributors local jurisdiction’s requirements labeling conducting quality assurance review the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) access to the area(s) surety bond MCSB Individual Owner nonlaboratory quality control paper inserted into the packaging CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL exception for testing laboratories 2021 updates manufacturers who package for other producers Track and Trace licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises loop system 2021 new laws motor carrier permit Heavy Metals Testing onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 2021 important information public Licensee Lookup Tool amount of THC content amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Licensees medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity California Department of Public Health (CDPH) commercial cannabis manufacturers hang tag or a peel-back label workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act designated structure cannabis cultivation licensing 600-foot radius of a school onsite consumption of cannabis goods supply chain Water/Food-grade Dry Ice transportation secondary package equity interest in a commercial cannabis business manufacturing cannabis products certified by a California-licensed engineer Form # CDPH-9041 ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS recordkeeping Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods packaging Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises activity for a period of 120 days security labels not be attractive licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers meat and seafood, and other products A-license waste disposal three cannabis licensing authorities California Department of Public Health M-licensees consumption of alcohol or tobacco Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing tinctures 120 days storage of cannabis goods Manufacturing (non-volatile) comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Labor peace agreement sanitary workplaces periods of 90 days extensions shipping manifest adult-use commercial cannabis activity Butane/Hexane/Propane hydrocarbon-based solvents product guidelines licensing scheme at least 20% ownership interest dried flower manufacturer's name regulatory framework medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing no infusion of nicotine transportation and security unique ID/batch number health impacts of cannabis stickers inventory security and cannabis waste disposal Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) commercial kitchens Business Information Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Transport vehicles alarm system local jurisdiction authorization list of artificial food colorings Extractions using CO2 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sanitary and hazard-free environment and more.

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


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