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

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


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