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

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


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