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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

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crime Bond and Insurance Information Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch tamper-evident Fingerprints Premises diagram product as a candy prohibited compliance with local jurisdiction regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products shared-use manufacturing facilities Business Information Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) exception for testing laboratories manned motor vehicle Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) identity of the product licensing cannabis retailers security 2019 regulations inventory periods of 90 days extensions secondary package Heavy Metals Testing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity transporting cannabis goods Butane/Hexane/Propane Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates surety bond manufacturing practices CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL M-licensees waste management laws Financial information commercial cannabis manufacturing activity online licensing system Arranging for laboratory testing testing of cannabis goods immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery packaging and labeling 2019 fines extraction unique ID/batch number CDTFA seller’s permit Financial Interest infusion security and cannabis waste disposal chain of custody cannabis adult-use products Licensee Information amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Mycotoxins Testing three cannabis licensing authorities 2019 resolutions amount of THC content designated structure valid waiver property for the commercial cannabis activity 2019 important information supplemental label ownership premises is not within a Government A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity track and trace system Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) annual license application medicinal and adult use 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licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Identifying information shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) MCSB Premises Information local jurisdiction exit packaging health impacts of cannabis cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) secured area motor carrier permit emergency regulations Temporary event up to 4 days no infusion of alcohol must enter certain events Individual Owner CDPH-issued universal symbol Type S share facility space 2019 new laws Labor peace agreement sanitary and hazard-free environment Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 aggregate interest of 20% or more Retailer (Type 10) persons 21 years of age or older highly-concentrated oils or waxes product guidelines Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licensing cannabis distributors commercial cannabis manufacturing in California 2019 compliance required limits Temporary License Application Information Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods premises diagram Live Scans for each owner The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) contaminants Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) paper inserted into the packaging THC levels transportation Operating Procedures MCSB’s temporary license application public Licensee Lookup Tool Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Cultivation less than 10,000 informational panel some nutritional facts payable to the state of California definition of owner allergen information Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing medicinal and adult-use or both markets Water/Food-grade Dry Ice LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Bond in the amount of $5,000 2019 updates disposal and destruction methods written procedures for inventory control finished 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statement label access to the area(s) license review process Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Food-grade Butter/Oil 100 mg of THC per package certified by a California-licensed engineer no infusion of nicotine investment into a commercial cannabis business Transport vehicles alarm system Temporary Cannabis Event regulatory framework comply with all packaging and labeling requirements scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises extracts Foreign Material Testing ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS capsules testing methods licensed premises secondary packaging transportation of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories CO2 and ethanol extractions supply chain manufacturer's name Proposition 65 regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis pre-made or purchased 2019 problems the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) distributors Application Checklist commercial kitchens equity interest in a commercial cannabis business commercial cannabis manufacturing licensing scheme Retailer (nonstorefront) potentially-hazardous foods Cannabis Manufacturing cannabis event organizer license labels not be attractive financial interest holder packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Proposed Section 40133 topicals cannabis plants 600 foot radius of a school Manufacturing (non-volatile) 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 operating procedures carbohydrates and fat per serving medicinal and adult-use markets workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed cannabis cultivators destruction of cannabis goods and more.

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

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