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

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

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