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

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


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