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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 identity of the product surety bond LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS diagram of the business’s layout Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) manufacturer's name product formulation consumption of alcohol or tobacco Mechanical commercial cannabis manufacturing in California requiring refrigeration manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Manufacturing (non-volatile) extraction product as a candy prohibited transportation and security property for the commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturing activity regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California exit packaging Financial information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Cannabis Manufacturing Identifying information manufacture cannabis products Distributor transport at least 99% purity amount of THC content Premises Diagram medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing financial interest holder Local Authorization Percentage of ownership transportation of cannabis goods licensed physical location (premises) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing compliance with local jurisdiction recordkeeping an officer or director of a cannabis business microbusinesses Live Scans for each owner state cannabis licensing at least 20% ownership interest A-license and an M-license manufacturers who package for other producers cannabis plants commercial kitchens inhalable cannabis Physical address payable to the state of California CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing quality control topicals manufacturing activities finished product medicinal commercial cannabis activity Licensee Information cannabis industries Premises Information hang tag or a peel-back label basic nutritional information compliance with regulations Category I Residual Pesticides Testing three state cannabis-licensing authorities infusion nonlaboratory quality control testing lab Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 public health and safety entry into the legal, regulated market Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles convicted of a substantially related crime inventory and quality control contaminant free cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale 2018 compliance Moisture Content Testing CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL laboratory quality assurance Cannabinoids Testing Temporary event up to 4 days must enter certain events 2018 resolutions Local Authorization Attachment evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises shipping manifest Labor peace agreement 2018 proposed changes licensing scheme Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch no infusion of nicotine medicinal and adult-use markets medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together conducting quality assurance review Application Checklist definition of owner commercial cannabis manufacturers Retailer (Type 10) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) M-licensees contaminants regulatory framework transporting cannabis goods Business Information capsules medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Financial Interest stickers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Seller’s permit number supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Butane/Hexane/Propane pre-made or purchased allergen information Edibles– Products 600-foot radius of a school amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CDPH-issued universal symbol commercial cannabis manufacturing temporary license cannabis cartoons licensed cannabis distributors Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control manned motor vehicle Food-grade Butter/Oil scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises cultivation hydrocarbon-based solvents MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH motor carrier permit The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) secured area sugar storage of cannabis goods tinctures Proposed Section 40133 inventory labels not be attractive alcoholic beverages structure and formation documents transport cannabis goods to retailer Individual Owner Local Issuing Authority primary panel requirements carbohydrates and fat per serving activity for a period of 120 days cannabis sales and/or consumption Completed Temporary License Application Form 2018 updates Business Organizational highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Microbusiness exception for testing laboratories track and trace system immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery California Public Records Act packaging Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) security conditional license Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Operating Procedures licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers CO2 and ethanol extractions Owner member manager Transition Period local jurisdiction government warning statement label unique ID/batch number 2018 regulations local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations investment into a commercial cannabis business disclosure of all criminal convictions cannabis cultivation licensing Local Jurisdictions destruction of cannabis goods online licensing system disposal and destruction methods Temporary Cannabis Event concentrate tobacco products secondary package licensing cannabis microbusinesses equity interest in a commercial cannabis business opaque exit package license review process Extractions using CO2 Foreign Material Testing Ethanol Premises diagram operating procedures sanitary and hazard-free environment annual license application no added caffeine cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Mycotoxins Testing informational panel 120 days sampling standards shared-use manufacturing facilities Retailer (nonstorefront) list of artificial food colorings licensing cannabis distributors health claims potentially-hazardous foods cannabis waste evidence of rehabilitation re-sealable testing of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes Heavy Metals Testing CDTFA seller’s permit Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing small product packaging purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates ownership premises is not within a Government cannabis adult-use products 2018 issues 100 mg of THC per package 600 foot radius of a school 2018 new laws cannabis market Temporary License Application Terpenoids Testing security and cannabis waste disposal local jurisdiction authorization Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 medicinal and adult-use or both markets sanitary workplaces testing methods 2018 recent news labeling Distributor Transport Only limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package distributors premises diagram regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis paper inserted into the packaging CDPH-9041 Transport vehicles alarm system remove THC/CBD Temporary License Application Information Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) separate applications MCSB’s temporary license application procedures for inventory control tamper-evident Licensees child-resistant packaging sales of cannabis goods The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) transportation secondary packaging Cultivation less than 10,000 written procedures for inventory control California Department of Public Health manufacturing practices supplemental label edibles packaging opaque Criminal History waste disposal cannabis event organizer license good manufacturing practices A-license testing laboratories packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls manufacturing cannabis products public Licensee Lookup Tool Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) no infusion of alcohol 2018 laws shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control comply with all packaging and labeling requirements persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch retailers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) dried flower final form The California Department of Public Health's BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL ingredient list 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Type S share facility space meat and seafood, and other products cannabis training persons 21 years of age or older onsite consumption of cannabis goods disposal emergency regulations licensed cannabis cultivators product guidelines Vehicle Requirements Arranging for laboratory testing periods of 90 days extensions Fingerprints packaging and labeling access to the area(s) some nutritional facts California Department of Public Health (CDPH) certified by a California-licensed engineer mandated warning statements Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods designated structure 2018 revisions ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensed premises Licensee Lookup Tool aggregate interest of 20% or more licensing cannabis retailers valid waiver protocol shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Proposition 65 Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division loan provided to a commercial cannabis business adult-use commercial cannabis activity packaging and labeling requirements THC levels three cannabis licensing authorities Track and Trace waste management laws loop system edible products supply chain Form # CDPH-9041 ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises MCSB vape cartridges Bond in the amount of $5,000 M-license period of 120 days operating premises Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 manufacturing A-licensees Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Industrial Hemp Advisory Board amount of sodium commercial cannabis activity extracts required limits volatile solvent commercial cannabis products 2018 problems local jurisdiction’s requirements licensed cannabis manufacturers delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Bond and Insurance Information minimum standards for extraction processes health impacts of cannabis 2018 fines child-resistant outer package Personnel Requirements licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories managing member chain of custody 2018 important information and more.

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

Last updated on November 13, 2018

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