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

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

Last updated on October 15, 2018

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