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

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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

Last updated on December 11, 2018

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