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

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


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