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

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


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