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

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


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