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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Business License Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding quality control annual license application cannabis waste immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery temporary license allergen information valid waiver Application Checklist Water/Food-grade Dry Ice informational panel licensed cannabis cultivators Temporary Cannabis Event cannabis sales and/or consumption transport cannabis goods to retailer Premises Information Live Scans for each owner Transport vehicles alarm system local jurisdiction authorization CDPH-9041 tamper-evident unique ID/batch number contaminant free The California Department of Public Health's manufacturer's name conducting quality assurance review The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) at least 99% purity definition of owner required limits designated structure paper inserted into the packaging cannabis plants chain of custody medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Edibles– Products public Licensee Lookup Tool Local Jurisdictions limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package manufacture cannabis products Operating Procedures highly-concentrated oils or waxes testing methods Personnel Requirements Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods transportation retailers Terpenoids Testing member manager 2020 updates Mechanical three cannabis licensing authorities licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers licensing cannabis microbusinesses payable to the state of California licensing cannabis distributors shipping manifest hydrocarbon-based solvents Financial Interest 2020 fines security workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control A-license edibles packaging opaque Physical address cannabis industries licensed premises onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods product formulation surety bond inventory and quality control cannabis adult-use products licensed cannabis manufacturers Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing waste management laws ingredient list supply chain hang tag or a peel-back label Extractions using CO2 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market extraction contaminants Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Temporary License Application Information Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin sanitary workplaces microbusinesses exception for testing laboratories small product packaging potentially-hazardous foods Carbon Dioxide (CO2) commercial cannabis products compliance with regulations structure and formation documents commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Temporary License Application tinctures state cannabis licensing track and trace system at least 20% ownership interest comply with all packaging and labeling requirements MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Premises diagram disposal and destruction methods Business Information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) THC levels 2020 resolutions no infusion of nicotine packaging and labeling Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) list of artificial food colorings evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises testing lab entry into the legal, regulated market limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving local jurisdiction’s requirements Bond and Insurance Information manufacturing cannabis products Business Organizational Heavy Metals Testing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates loan provided to a commercial cannabis business cannabis market Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control license review process child-resistant outer package extracts primary panel requirements no added caffeine 2020 problems meat and seafood, and other products Proposed Section 40133 amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package transporting cannabis goods product as a candy prohibited local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations written procedures for inventory control CDTFA seller’s permit cannabis cultivation licensing testing of cannabis goods California Public Records Act Bond in the amount of $5,000 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch alcoholic beverages Individual Owner Mycotoxins Testing sanitary and hazard-free environment premises diagram licensing scheme regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis medicinal and adult-use or both markets Ethanol infusion operating procedures 2020 issues medicinal and adult-use markets CDPH-issued universal symbol Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) M-license laboratory quality assurance amount of THC content Local Issuing Authority stickers labels not be attractive manufacturing separate applications emergency regulations topicals Moisture Content Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing consumption of alcohol or tobacco Retailer (Type 10) licensed cannabis distributors manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) remove THC/CBD 100 mg of THC per package Seller’s permit number protocol 120 days Track and Trace The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California MCSB compliance with local jurisdiction licensing cannabis retailers dried flower cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Vehicle Requirements exit packaging financial interest holder basic nutritional information inhalable cannabis Criminal History health claims finished product tobacco products Industrial Hemp Advisory Board periods of 90 days extensions sampling standards sales of cannabis goods Identifying information transportation of cannabis goods Cannabinoids Testing product guidelines Retailer (nonstorefront) labeling Distributor Transport Only Owner distributors A-licensees capsules adult-use commercial cannabis activity shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit operating premises Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation California Department of Public Health (CDPH) shared-use manufacturing facilities medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity cultivation LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS disposal Licensee Lookup Tool conditional license scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises regulatory framework purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands commercial kitchens manned motor vehicle commercial cannabis manufacturing activity investment into a commercial cannabis business CO2 and ethanol extractions procedures for inventory control Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) cannabis event organizer license managing member persons 21 years of age or older Premises Diagram Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products motor carrier permit Type S share facility space CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing sugar mandated warning statements secondary packaging Foreign Material Testing transportation and security recordkeeping Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division must enter certain events manufacturing activities commercial cannabis manufacturers pre-made or purchased Food-grade Butter/Oil access to the area(s) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis cartoons Distributor transport opaque exit package onsite consumption of cannabis goods testing laboratories minimum standards for extraction processes waste disposal Licensees destruction of cannabis goods Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing local jurisdiction secondary package certified by a California-licensed engineer supplemental label licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories MCSB’s temporary license application 600 foot radius of a school shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Manufacturing (non-volatile) 2020 laws Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act equity interest in a commercial cannabis business evidence of rehabilitation M-licensees the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Microbusiness medicinal commercial cannabis activity inventory Local Authorization Attachment ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Fingerprints 2020 proposed changes 2020 recent news vape cartridges Temporary event up to 4 days licensed physical location (premises) Financial information health impacts of cannabis commercial cannabis manufacturing concentrate Form # CDPH-9041 disclosure of all criminal convictions carbohydrates and fat per serving CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) ownership premises is not within a Government amount of sodium packaging requiring refrigeration convicted of a substantially related crime packaging and labeling requirements public health and safety period of 120 days A-license and an M-license manufacturing practices Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) an officer or director of a cannabis business Proposition 65 government warning statement label California Department of Public Health Percentage of ownership Cannabis Manufacturing cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Labor peace agreement Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Completed Temporary License Application Form 2020 regulations good manufacturing practices nonlaboratory quality control re-sealable 2020 compliance BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Local Authorization edible products security and cannabis waste disposal 2020 revisions 600-foot radius of a school Arranging for laboratory testing secured area A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis activity identity of the product supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 activity for a period of 120 days Butane/Hexane/Propane diagram of the business’s layout aggregate interest of 20% or more volatile solvent Licensee Information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls online licensing system property for the commercial cannabis activity 2020 new laws Transition Period some nutritional facts 2020 important information persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Cultivation less than 10,000 loop system manufacturers who package for other producers no infusion of alcohol final form medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together child-resistant packaging cannabis training storage of cannabis goods three state cannabis-licensing authorities and more.

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

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