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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
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding comply with all packaging and labeling requirements remove THC/CBD an officer or director of a cannabis business commercial kitchens premises diagram pre-made or purchased definition of owner cannabis industries manufacturing activities commercial cannabis manufacturers equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Identifying information Licensee Information 2018 resolutions inventory Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Category I Residual Pesticides Testing child-resistant packaging health claims packaging and labeling requirements license review process must enter certain events M-license hydrocarbon-based solvents licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers cultivation Proposed Section 40133 Carbon Dioxide (CO2) retailers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) cannabis market ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation convicted of a substantially related crime Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) contaminant free Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing adult-use commercial cannabis activity Local Authorization Licensees California Department of Public Health (CDPH) surety bond The California Department of Public Health's finished product local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Temporary event up to 4 days manufacturers who package for other producers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity extracts Percentage of ownership 2018 regulations contaminants Business Information Water/Food-grade Dry Ice medicinal and adult-use markets Food-grade Butter/Oil chain of custody Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Heavy Metals Testing activity for a period of 120 days Category II Residual Pesticides Testing shared-use manufacturing facilities local jurisdiction California Public Records Act Criminal History Cannabis Manufacturing medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Local Authorization Attachment payable to the state of California 600 foot radius of a school labeling tamper-evident managing member annual license application Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) protocol CDPH-issued universal symbol emergency regulations Temporary Cannabis Event compliance with local jurisdiction carbohydrates and fat per serving Terpenoids Testing quality control public health and safety Local Jurisdictions 2018 important information Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis plants Mechanical Fingerprints amount of THC content Microbusiness highly-concentrated oils or waxes health impacts of cannabis diagram of the business’s layout Cultivation less than 10,000 MCSB commercial cannabis manufacturing Edibles– Products child-resistant outer package track and trace system commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensed cannabis distributors at least 99% purity CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial cannabis manufacturing activity transporting cannabis goods 2018 laws The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) concentrate re-sealable 2018 fines Form # CDPH-9041 Licensee Lookup Tool Seller’s permit number testing laboratories conditional license motor carrier permit Track and Trace shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale manufacturing practices topicals Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Temporary License Application Information licensing scheme highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin security and cannabis waste disposal cannabis adult-use products waste disposal Mycotoxins Testing Business Organizational limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package testing methods Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) CO2 and ethanol extractions Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 loan provided to a commercial cannabis business no infusion of nicotine transportation Financial Interest online licensing system LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) product formulation edibles packaging opaque manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licensing cannabis retailers storage of cannabis goods Physical address 2018 proposed changes small product packaging purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands state cannabis licensing public Licensee Lookup Tool Financial information amount of sodium manufacturer's name dried flower Proposition 65 Application Checklist at least 20% ownership interest government warning statement label waste management laws medicinal and adult-use or both markets scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises transportation of cannabis goods CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing commercial cannabis activity edible products regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis persons 21 years of age or older licensed physical location (premises) secondary packaging Bond and Insurance Information MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH stickers periods of 90 days extensions disclosure of all criminal convictions no infusion of alcohol transportation and security Foreign Material Testing operating premises tobacco products licensing cannabis microbusinesses THC levels The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery loop system vape cartridges unique ID/batch number sampling standards Live Scans for each owner product as a candy prohibited A-license limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving identity of the product commercial cannabis products exit packaging California Department of Public Health Labor peace agreement access to the area(s) manufacturing Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products compliance with regulations potentially-hazardous foods Operating Procedures licensed cannabis manufacturers Completed Temporary License Application Form 2018 compliance Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) medicinal commercial cannabis activity recordkeeping Distributor transport Transport vehicles alarm system Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis waste entry into the legal, regulated market Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch security regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California ingredient list no added caffeine Premises Diagram infusion licensing cannabis distributors regulatory framework Arranging for laboratory testing shipping manifest Retailer (Type 10) opaque exit package BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Premises Information good manufacturing practices 2018 issues three state cannabis-licensing authorities cannabis cartoons three cannabis licensing authorities Bond in the amount of $5,000 volatile solvent allergen information manned motor vehicle laboratory quality assurance licensed premises evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises 2018 updates capsules temporary license Local Issuing Authority supply chain sugar Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) disposal written procedures for inventory control inventory and quality control structure and formation documents meat and seafood, and other products primary panel requirements product guidelines alcoholic beverages Retailer (nonstorefront) testing lab inhalable cannabis cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Type S share facility space 2018 recent news some nutritional facts Transition Period requiring refrigeration medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing secondary package period of 120 days destruction of cannabis goods separate applications A-licensees persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business cannabis sales and/or consumption manufacture cannabis products microbusinesses licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories procedures for inventory control evidence of rehabilitation valid waiver supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Personnel Requirements certified by a California-licensed engineer local jurisdiction’s requirements secured area local jurisdiction authorization M-licensees Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act cannabis cultivation licensing Temporary License Application 120 days 600-foot radius of a school consumption of alcohol or tobacco extraction Distributor Transport Only cannabis event organizer license final form nonlaboratory quality control packaging and labeling disposal and destruction methods delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Owner packaging Manufacturing (non-volatile) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) conducting quality assurance review manufacturing cannabis products ownership premises is not within a Government Vehicle Requirements shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit CDTFA seller’s permit Moisture Content Testing 2018 new laws designated structure licensed cannabis cultivators paper inserted into the packaging Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) labels not be attractive 100 mg of THC per package 2018 problems testing of cannabis goods Butane/Hexane/Propane sanitary workplaces minimum standards for extraction processes Individual Owner amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package CDPH-9041 onsite consumption of cannabis goods MCSB’s temporary license application basic nutritional information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls hang tag or a peel-back label list of artificial food colorings required limits 2018 revisions sanitary and hazard-free environment cannabis training mandated warning statements supplemental label exception for testing laboratories financial interest holder Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Premises diagram sales of cannabis goods tinctures licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises aggregate interest of 20% or more member manager A-license and an M-license ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods property for the commercial cannabis activity Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods distributors Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Cannabinoids Testing investment into a commercial cannabis business operating procedures Extractions using CO2 informational panel transport cannabis goods to retailer Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Ethanol and more.

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


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