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

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


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