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

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


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