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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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

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


Last updated on October 12, 2019



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