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

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


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