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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 concentrate Operating Procedures exit packaging Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 labeling Distributor Transport Only Cannabinoids Testing financial interest holder no infusion of alcohol limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Premises Diagram M-licensees licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Microbusiness MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH paper inserted into the packaging operating procedures Local Authorization Attachment annual license application The California Department of Public Health's Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) supplemental label Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 120 days disclosure of all criminal convictions finished product Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates labels not be attractive Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing A-licensees health claims public health and safety Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act commercial cannabis products compliance with regulations no added caffeine basic nutritional information adult-use commercial cannabis activity immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Business Information inhalable cannabis certified by a California-licensed engineer 600-foot radius of a school retailers sales of cannabis goods conditional license Arranging for laboratory testing transportation and security temporary license track and trace system distributors CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licensed cannabis distributors manufacturing activities cannabis event organizer license shipping manifest entry into the legal, regulated market minimum standards for extraction processes dried flower government warning statement label commercial cannabis manufacturing in California 2020 laws secured area testing methods cannabis training packaging and labeling waste disposal scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Vehicle Requirements Cannabis Manufacturing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control destruction of cannabis goods ingredient list Individual Owner emergency regulations procedures for inventory control testing lab Physical address regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Bond in the amount of $5,000 capsules cannabis plants activity for a period of 120 days hydrocarbon-based solvents tinctures access to the area(s) at least 20% ownership interest Licensees CDPH-9041 packaging and labeling requirements opaque exit package cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) compliance with local jurisdiction Financial Interest A-license manufacturing cannabis products Temporary event up to 4 days carbohydrates and fat per serving product formulation written procedures for inventory control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods child-resistant outer package CDTFA seller’s permit MCSB packaging period of 120 days Temporary License Application Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Butane/Hexane/Propane no infusion of nicotine medicinal commercial cannabis activity manufacturers who package for other producers Fingerprints child-resistant packaging Track and Trace Financial information alcoholic beverages Labor peace agreement 2020 fines Temporary License Application Information extracts 2020 resolutions tamper-evident manufacture cannabis products online licensing system Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacturer's name definition of owner Foreign Material Testing 2020 regulations protocol mandated warning statements required limits public Licensee Lookup Tool contaminant free license review process cultivation product guidelines Mycotoxins Testing Retailer (Type 10) re-sealable LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS transportation 600 foot radius of a school Local Authorization transport cannabis goods to retailer 2020 problems evidence of rehabilitation Temporary Cannabis Event designated structure commercial cannabis manufacturers onsite consumption of cannabis goods microbusinesses Mechanical highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin shared-use manufacturing facilities supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products comply with all packaging and labeling requirements vape cartridges Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles structure and formation documents local jurisdiction’s requirements Local Jurisdictions Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division chain of custody Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board cannabis market cannabis cartoons member manager list of artificial food colorings tobacco products Manufacturing (non-volatile) Extractions using CO2 ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis sales and/or consumption 2020 recent news pre-made or purchased Identifying information good manufacturing practices 2020 important information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company California Department of Public Health medicinal and adult-use or both markets evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch some nutritional facts A-license and an M-license amount of sodium licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers licensed physical location (premises) Distributor transport health impacts of cannabis consumption of alcohol or tobacco Ethanol supply chain medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Application Checklist inventory equity interest in a commercial cannabis business shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Licensee Lookup Tool convicted of a substantially related crime state cannabis licensing Terpenoids Testing 2020 updates CO2 and ethanol extractions THC levels 2020 issues motor carrier permit informational panel contaminants loan provided to a commercial cannabis business sanitary and hazard-free environment Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products highly-concentrated oils or waxes local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations secondary packaging packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls sampling standards Seller’s permit number payable to the state of California Transport vehicles alarm system CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing three cannabis licensing authorities Retailer (nonstorefront) CDPH-issued universal symbol valid waiver regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California conducting quality assurance review testing of cannabis goods Local Issuing Authority investment into a commercial cannabis business persons 21 years of age or older Premises Information final form infusion the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) amount of THC content Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 storage of cannabis goods testing laboratories diagram of the business’s layout loop system recordkeeping Carbon Dioxide (CO2) quality control disposal an officer or director of a cannabis business aggregate interest of 20% or more identity of the product manufacturing licensing scheme licensed cannabis cultivators limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package transportation of cannabis goods premises diagram Premises diagram licensing cannabis microbusinesses at least 99% purity cannabis waste periods of 90 days extensions commercial cannabis activity Business Organizational amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package small product packaging separate applications extraction Personnel Requirements medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use markets The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods remove THC/CBD nonlaboratory quality control MCSB’s temporary license application ownership premises is not within a Government hang tag or a peel-back label Criminal History surety bond product as a candy prohibited volatile solvent Food-grade Butter/Oil waste management laws licensing cannabis retailers topicals A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis cultivation licensing security requiring refrigeration ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation operating premises Live Scans for each owner managing member Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Bond and Insurance Information must enter certain events edibles packaging opaque Edibles– Products Owner Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) disposal and destruction methods licensed cannabis manufacturers licensed premises M-license Proposed Section 40133 property for the commercial cannabis activity Type S share facility space manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Proposition 65 edible products cannabis adult-use products three state cannabis-licensing authorities BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market primary panel requirements Category II Residual Pesticides Testing licensing cannabis distributors commercial kitchens medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) manufacturing practices cannabis industries Cultivation less than 10,000 Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 100 mg of THC per package The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2020 proposed changes Moisture Content Testing Percentage of ownership Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Transition Period regulatory framework 2020 revisions secondary package 2020 new laws licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale California Public Records Act manned motor vehicle Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) laboratory quality assurance 2020 compliance security and cannabis waste disposal stickers Heavy Metals Testing exception for testing laboratories local jurisdiction Licensee Information allergen information Completed Temporary License Application Form unique ID/batch number persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business potentially-hazardous foods sanitary workplaces sugar transporting cannabis goods Form # CDPH-9041 meat and seafood, and other products Water/Food-grade Dry Ice local jurisdiction authorization commercial cannabis manufacturing activity California Department of Public Health (CDPH) purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands inventory and quality control and more.

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


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