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

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


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