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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
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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