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

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


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