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

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

Last updated on July 12, 2019

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