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

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


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