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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 exit packaging transportation sugar at least 99% purity transportation and security persons 21 years of age or older Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Cannabinoids Testing onsite consumption of cannabis goods final form pre-made or purchased government warning statement label payable to the state of California manufacturing identity of the product Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2019 important information entry into the legal, regulated market local jurisdiction’s requirements medicinal commercial cannabis activity no infusion of nicotine 2019 revisions shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit hang tag or a peel-back label Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products waste management laws Mechanical product guidelines medicinal and adult-use markets 600 foot radius of a school Manufacturing (non-volatile) manufacturing practices M-license cannabis adult-use products THC levels financial interest holder local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations mandated warning statements Premises Information the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Bond in the amount of $5,000 Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging Licensees cannabis training aggregate interest of 20% or more cannabis cultivation licensing The California Department of Public Health's A-licensees conditional license LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS an officer or director of a cannabis business shipping manifest online licensing system re-sealable separate applications commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Mycotoxins Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing activity workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control surety bond Bond and Insurance Information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch unique ID/batch number Vehicle Requirements cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale licensed cannabis manufacturers managing member medicinal and adult-use or both markets loop system disposal Local Jurisdictions amount of sodium 2019 problems allergen information volatile solvent Business Information commercial kitchens required limits remove THC/CBD at least 20% ownership interest loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Butane/Hexane/Propane Local Authorization annual license application Local Issuing Authority highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates security some nutritional facts Form # CDPH-9041 licensed cannabis cultivators CO2 and ethanol extractions 2019 regulations member manager Track and Trace Cannabis Manufacturing exception for testing laboratories scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises state cannabis licensing Premises Diagram period of 120 days cannabis plants Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) secured area Arranging for laboratory testing California Department of Public Health license review process sales of cannabis goods nonlaboratory quality control protocol A-license and an M-license inventory and quality control 100 mg of THC per package Percentage of ownership hydrocarbon-based solvents Retailer (nonstorefront) packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensing cannabis distributors M-licensees 120 days licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers consumption of alcohol or tobacco emergency regulations manufacture cannabis products edible products child-resistant packaging procedures for inventory control periods of 90 days extensions cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods sampling standards Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cultivation 2019 recent news valid waiver Premises diagram waste disposal licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises inhalable cannabis property for the commercial cannabis activity Moisture Content Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL convicted of a substantially related crime operating procedures track and trace system Proposition 65 2019 compliance definition of owner Retailer (Type 10) ownership premises is not within a Government adult-use commercial cannabis activity CDPH-9041 Financial Interest no infusion of alcohol delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods stickers Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Identifying information manufacturing cannabis products regulatory framework 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Temporary event up to 4 days three state cannabis-licensing authorities Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act alcoholic beverages operating premises compliance with regulations activity for a period of 120 days small product packaging cannabis industries Carbon Dioxide (CO2) minimum standards for extraction processes finished product Licensee Information dried flower licensing cannabis microbusinesses testing laboratories licensing scheme three cannabis licensing authorities labeling Licensee Lookup Tool Owner extracts onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 2019 resolutions Personnel Requirements evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Type S share facility space testing methods potentially-hazardous foods Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 transportation of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Edibles– Products California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) cannabis event organizer license distributors Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 2019 proposed changes commercial cannabis manufacturers immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery list of artificial food colorings Temporary Cannabis Event cannabis market retailers purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles structure and formation documents Transition Period MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH temporary license product as a candy prohibited Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division disposal and destruction methods must enter certain events MCSB transport cannabis goods to retailer conducting quality assurance review certified by a California-licensed engineer Individual Owner no added caffeine tobacco products ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation shared-use manufacturing facilities local jurisdiction authorization packaging and labeling The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) manufacturer's name security and cannabis waste disposal microbusinesses regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis supplemental label opaque exit package Distributor transport quality control labels not be attractive supply chain child-resistant outer package secondary packaging topicals Cultivation less than 10,000 motor carrier permit CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing written procedures for inventory control regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California local jurisdiction Temporary License Application Microbusiness requiring refrigeration Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Operating Procedures capsules commercial cannabis products Distributor Transport Only manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) manufacturing activities licensing cannabis retailers comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Criminal History compliance with local jurisdiction Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) chain of custody CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Live Scans for each owner Temporary License Application Information Seller’s permit number tamper-evident Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Business Organizational investment into a commercial cannabis business vape cartridges California Public Records Act cannabis cartoons Fingerprints sanitary workplaces sanitary and hazard-free environment Terpenoids Testing highly-concentrated oils or waxes evidence of rehabilitation Financial information 2019 issues packaging and labeling requirements basic nutritional information Proposed Section 40133 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) destruction of cannabis goods 600-foot radius of a school recordkeeping cannabis sales and/or consumption A-license licensed cannabis distributors CDPH-issued universal symbol laboratory quality assurance good manufacturing practices disclosure of all criminal convictions premises diagram cannabis waste Heavy Metals Testing testing of cannabis goods contaminant free concentrate Food-grade Butter/Oil health impacts of cannabis commercial cannabis activity shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company infusion Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2019 new laws medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Extractions using CO2 meat and seafood, and other products Category II Residual Pesticides Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity licensed premises diagram of the business’s layout persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business tinctures Foreign Material Testing Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 public health and safety supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Ethanol access to the area(s) Local Authorization Attachment medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Category I Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturers who package for other producers Transport vehicles alarm system Completed Temporary License Application Form 2019 laws 2019 fines product formulation inventory ingredient 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In addition, Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Track and trace system cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Processor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Cannabis product Adulterated Preventive controls Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Allergen cross-contact Serving Allergen Dried flower Track-and-trace systems cannabis concentrates Licensee Batch Microorganisms Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Universal symbol Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Actual yield Manufacture Applicant Premises Nursery Type 10 (Retailer) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Extraction Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Kief Department Flowering adulteration Infusion Outdoor cultivation Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) package flower or pre-rolls Unique identifier Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Small Indoor Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Hazard Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Wet weight Lot Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Process Quality Processing Cultivation Labeling Pre-roll Nonmanufactured cannabis product Medium Outdoor Topical cannabis product Environmental pathogen Personnel CBD Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) MCSB 90-day extension periods Mixed-light cultivation Holding Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Cultivation site Manufacturer licensee Qualified individual Proposition 65 warning statement Volatile solvent Mature plant Bureau Mixed-light Tier 2 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 infused pre-rolls Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 track and trace system Theoretical yield CBD from industrial hemp Ingredient Nonvolatile solvent Monitor Adequate gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Pest Immature plant Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Cottage Indoor Primary panel Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 11 (Distributor) Small Outdoor Pathogen THC Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Verification alternate use of a manufacturing premises Sanitize Mixed-light Tier 1 Specialty Outdoor 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) Adult-use Market Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Indoor Quality control personnel Specialty Indoor UID Component Processing aid Limited-access area Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Contact surface Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Product Identity Finished product Informational panel M-license Type N – for infusions Validation Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Type P – for packaging and labeling only In-process material Quarantine Distribution Package Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Request for Live Scan Net weight Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) list of cannabis manufacturers Raw material DPH-17-010E Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Indoor cultivation Watts per square foot Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Quality control operation Harvest Batch Specialty Cottage Outdoor Edible cannabis product Commercial cannabis activity Canopy and more.


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