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

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


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