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

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


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