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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding CDPH-9041 primary panel requirements disposal and destruction methods licensing cannabis retailers Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act periods of 90 days extensions edible products testing of cannabis goods amount of THC content secured area separate applications Premises Diagram licensing cannabis distributors transporting cannabis goods topicals testing methods California Department of Public Health tobacco products 2019 regulations 120 days Food-grade Butter/Oil cannabis event organizer license Application Checklist Temporary Cannabis Event extracts designated structure public Licensee Lookup Tool Distributor transport Terpenoids Testing Completed Temporary License Application Form licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business definition of owner 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sodium Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) disclosure of all criminal convictions child-resistant packaging medicinal and adult-use or both markets waste management laws Premises diagram cannabis plants tamper-evident storage of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) no infusion of alcohol state cannabis licensing financial interest holder A-license and an M-license transport cannabis goods to retailer basic nutritional information commercial cannabis manufacturers Local Authorization 2019 important information Bond in the amount of $5,000 2019 issues 2019 laws ownership premises is not within a Government manned motor vehicle 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market packaging and labeling requirements security and cannabis waste disposal immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Microbusiness temporary license chain of custody valid waiver concentrate destruction of cannabis goods manufacturers who package for other producers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis training cannabis industries motor carrier permit transportation Premises Information paper inserted into the packaging Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing security three state cannabis-licensing authorities minimum standards for extraction processes convicted of a substantially related crime alcoholic beverages hang tag or a peel-back label commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction authorization cannabis sales and/or consumption licensed premises no infusion of nicotine shipping manifest secondary package shared-use manufacturing facilities commercial cannabis manufacturing microbusinesses BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Financial information 2019 updates cannabis cultivation licensing Criminal History mandated warning statements transportation and security 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65 Butane/Hexane/Propane 100 mg of THC per package requiring refrigeration exit packaging limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving cannabis waste Owner product formulation Mechanical certified by a California-licensed engineer exception for testing laboratories stickers amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Temporary License Application Information opaque exit package Individual Owner Personnel Requirements MCSB’s temporary license application licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers CDPH-issued universal symbol Proposed Section 40133 evidence of rehabilitation cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) public health and safety inventory and quality control delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods compliance with local jurisdiction commercial cannabis manufacturing in California an officer or director of a cannabis business cannabis market Form # CDPH-9041 scaled to 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Cannabis Control contaminant free identity of the product CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing small product packaging laboratory quality assurance cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division allergen information The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) conditional license Licensee Lookup Tool supply chain procedures for inventory control medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis distributors cultivation Seller’s permit number aggregate interest of 20% or more The California Department of Public Health's volatile solvent Mycotoxins Testing sales of cannabis goods Heavy Metals Testing and more.

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

Last updated on September 19, 2019

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