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

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


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