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

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


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