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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 supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Cannabinoids Testing nonlaboratory quality control inventory storage of cannabis goods access to the area(s) cannabis adult-use products labeling member manager cultivation three state cannabis-licensing authorities Microbusiness disposal transport cannabis goods to retailer Business Information Retailer (Type 10) manufacturing practices cannabis cartoons onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Owner THC levels 2018 regulations BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 2018 updates tamper-evident pre-made or purchased manufacture cannabis products annual license application stickers alcoholic beverages contaminant free Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 2018 problems child-resistant outer package Arranging for laboratory testing separate applications licensing scheme hang tag or a peel-back label sales of cannabis goods vape cartridges unique ID/batch number sanitary workplaces CDPH-issued universal symbol Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2018 compliance health impacts of cannabis final form carbohydrates and fat per serving track and trace system aggregate interest of 20% or more no added caffeine Track and Trace conditional license A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity financial interest holder Business Organizational testing methods onsite consumption of cannabis goods operating procedures Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 quality control packaging and labeling requirements evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licensed physical location (premises) licensed premises manufacturer's name CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL M-license managing member persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business protocol transportation inventory and quality control Application Checklist Edibles– Products microbusinesses Moisture Content Testing Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Cultivation less than 10,000 definition of owner licensing cannabis distributors tobacco products 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market three cannabis licensing authorities manned motor vehicle written procedures for inventory control Extractions using CO2 Premises Diagram Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch persons 21 years of age or older cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Labor peace agreement informational panel chain of custody manufacturing Premises Information testing laboratories The California Department of Public Health's licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers supply chain Proposition 65 valid waiver disclosure of all criminal convictions state cannabis licensing conducting quality assurance review licensing cannabis retailers Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Mycotoxins Testing distributors Licensee Lookup Tool 120 days commercial cannabis manufacturing exception for testing laboratories topicals re-sealable Proposed Section 40133 A-licensees retailers 2018 issues Butane/Hexane/Propane government warning statement label limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division health claims 2018 laws CO2 and ethanol extractions Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) investment into a commercial cannabis business product formulation Licensee Information waste disposal workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control sampling standards infusion security Completed Temporary License Application Form testing of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing in California tinctures Temporary Cannabis Event commercial kitchens CDPH-9041 local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods secondary package regulatory framework cannabis market consumption of alcohol or tobacco amount of sodium licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories California Department of Public Health evidence of rehabilitation commercial cannabis manufacturers allergen information comply with all packaging and labeling requirements manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 2018 recent news Personnel Requirements Local Jurisdictions cannabis cultivation licensing M-licensees Local Issuing Authority secondary packaging Local Authorization highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Premises diagram local jurisdiction Bond in the amount of $5,000 Foreign Material Testing hydrocarbon-based solvents opaque exit package Transition Period dried flower edibles packaging opaque equity interest in a commercial cannabis business surety bond 100 mg of THC per package shipping manifest 2018 resolutions Mechanical Type S share facility space cannabis plants Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles commercial cannabis manufacturing activity scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Live Scans for each owner MCSB child-resistant packaging packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls packaging at least 20% ownership interest Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act compliance with regulations Distributor transport licensed cannabis manufacturers identity of the product packaging and labeling exit packaging finished product manufacturing activities ingredient list medicinal commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction authorization Ethanol primary panel requirements online licensing system remove THC/CBD ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation procedures for inventory control sanitary and hazard-free environment ownership premises is not within a Government medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 600 foot radius of a school commercial cannabis products meat and seafood, and other products no infusion of alcohol Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control no infusion of nicotine testing lab small product packaging local jurisdiction’s requirements LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS volatile solvent licensed cannabis distributors edible products 2018 fines Heavy Metals Testing cannabis waste A-license and an M-license licensing cannabis microbusinesses license review process entry into the legal, regulated market destruction of cannabis goods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch period of 120 days cannabis event organizer license requiring refrigeration compliance with local jurisdiction product as a candy prohibited Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis cultivators Financial information secured area product guidelines Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Operating Procedures 2018 revisions 2018 new laws public health and safety designated structure mandated warning statements medicinal and adult-use markets shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) CDTFA seller’s permit Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) transporting cannabis goods amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package temporary license potentially-hazardous foods activity for a period of 120 days cannabis sales and/or consumption required limits structure and formation documents at least 99% purity supplemental label concentrate The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) labels not be attractive purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Identifying information convicted of a substantially related crime Retailer (nonstorefront) medicinal and adult-use or both markets loop system Fingerprints periods of 90 days extensions sugar manufacturing cannabis products property for the commercial cannabis activity Temporary License Application Transport vehicles alarm system paper inserted into the packaging motor carrier permit transportation of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes amount of THC content Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2018 proposed changes Seller’s permit number loan provided to a commercial cannabis business A-license security and cannabis waste disposal Cannabis Manufacturing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis training Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates minimum standards for extraction processes list of artificial food colorings CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing transportation and security operating premises commercial cannabis activity capsules public Licensee Lookup Tool some nutritional facts Percentage of ownership California Department of Public Health (CDPH) cannabis industries shared-use manufacturing facilities Licensees diagram of the business’s layout Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Vehicle Requirements extracts disposal and destruction methods extraction Physical address Financial Interest an officer or director of a cannabis business Local Authorization Attachment 2018 important information regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis MCSB’s temporary license application must enter certain events certified by a California-licensed engineer 600-foot radius of a school emergency regulations Form # CDPH-9041 regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Manufacturing (non-volatile) Terpenoids Testing good manufacturing practices contaminants Criminal History inhalable cannabis Temporary License Application Information Temporary event up to 4 days the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) basic nutritional information recordkeeping Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) laboratory quality assurance Individual Owner medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturers who package for other producers The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) premises diagram Food-grade Butter/Oil waste management laws California Public Records Act payable to the state of California Distributor Transport Only MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Bond and Insurance Information licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises and more.

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


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