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

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


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