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

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


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