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

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


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