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

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


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