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

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


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