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

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


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