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

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


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