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

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


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