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

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


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