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

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


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