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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 Temporary License Application unique ID/batch number disclosure of all criminal convictions Fingerprints Business Organizational health impacts of cannabis amount of THC content inhalable cannabis A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations product formulation commercial kitchens licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 2019 important information stickers scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Local Authorization licensing cannabis distributors basic nutritional information medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together manufacturing cannabis products distributors 120 days equity interest in a commercial cannabis business testing of cannabis goods protocol payable to the state of California health claims state cannabis licensing loop system medicinal and adult-use or both markets onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods transportation Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Retailer (nonstorefront) edibles packaging opaque re-sealable Licensee Lookup Tool compliance with regulations structure and formation documents transport cannabis goods to retailer manufacturing practices CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licensing cannabis retailers cannabis plants regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California recordkeeping Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing testing laboratories commercial cannabis manufacturers Foreign Material Testing ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS M-licensees Retailer (Type 10) online licensing system shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Extractions using CO2 exception for testing laboratories child-resistant packaging Vehicle Requirements storage of cannabis goods 2019 regulations local jurisdiction authorization 2019 recent news Category II Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturing activities packaging adult-use commercial cannabis activity primary panel requirements paper inserted into the packaging at least 20% ownership interest commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacture cannabis products CDPH-issued universal symbol Manufacturing (non-volatile) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Criminal History period of 120 days cannabis market purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) investment into a commercial cannabis business the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) security compliance with local jurisdiction convicted of a substantially related crime sales of cannabis goods Application Checklist financial interest holder Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) 2019 revisions manufacturing contaminant free no infusion of alcohol Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) manufacturers who package for other producers cannabis waste list of artificial food colorings child-resistant outer package CDTFA seller’s permit disposal 100 mg of THC per package local jurisdiction’s requirements Transition Period onsite consumption of cannabis goods disposal and destruction methods 2019 problems security and cannabis waste disposal required limits allergen information no added caffeine Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 secondary package temporary license 2019 issues quality control immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery operating premises Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division designated structure workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Local Jurisdictions emergency regulations labels not be attractive The California Department of Public Health's manufacturer's name Butane/Hexane/Propane evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises edible products THC levels 2019 fines Cannabinoids Testing labeling Business Information packaging and labeling 600 foot radius of a school mandated warning statements Food-grade Butter/Oil Edibles– Products Moisture Content Testing LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS A-license CDPH-9041 sampling standards Local Authorization Attachment tinctures retailers Cultivation less than 10,000 Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Individual Owner sugar California Department of Public Health pre-made or purchased exit packaging remove THC/CBD Type S share facility space small product packaging written procedures for inventory control A-licensees comply with all packaging and labeling requirements limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package sanitary and hazard-free environment Temporary event up to 4 days shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Heavy Metals Testing diagram of the business’s layout The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis manufacturing in California access to the area(s) supply chain manned motor vehicle concentrate Financial information MCSB infusion Ethanol testing methods testing lab shipping manifest conditional license inventory and quality control commercial cannabis products licensed cannabis manufacturers product guidelines Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing three state cannabis-licensing authorities destruction of cannabis goods track and trace system microbusinesses consumption of alcohol or tobacco medicinal commercial cannabis activity Proposition 65 government warning statement label A-license and an M-license 2019 proposed changes Financial Interest carbohydrates and fat per serving hang tag or a peel-back label potentially-hazardous foods some nutritional facts member manager conducting quality assurance review Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products persons 21 years of age or older extracts minimum standards for extraction processes cannabis cartoons manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) valid waiver identity of the product property for the commercial cannabis activity Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 laws cannabis training licensing scheme waste disposal evidence of rehabilitation chain of custody Microbusiness Distributor transport operating procedures procedures for inventory control Premises Information dried flower cannabis industries cannabis event organizer license Premises Diagram Temporary Cannabis Event surety bond Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods entry into the legal, regulated market Terpenoids Testing definition of owner Mycotoxins Testing Physical address secured area Bond and Insurance Information Industrial Hemp Advisory Board at least 99% purity limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin nonlaboratory quality control waste management laws ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation laboratory quality assurance The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing annual license application Identifying information commercial cannabis activity opaque exit package CO2 and ethanol extractions packaging and labeling requirements managing member alcoholic beverages Seller’s permit number separate applications volatile solvent three cannabis licensing authorities M-license MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH cannabis adult-use products medicinal and adult-use markets regulatory framework Owner cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Licensee Information finished product periods of 90 days extensions Arranging for laboratory testing 2019 updates motor carrier permit hydrocarbon-based solvents Cannabis Manufacturing California Public Records Act final form extraction cannabis cultivation licensing Labor peace agreement license review process secondary packaging Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 loan provided to a commercial cannabis business good manufacturing practices licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Temporary License Application Information contaminants aggregate interest of 20% or more Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act licensed cannabis cultivators Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensed cannabis distributors ingredient list licensed premises local jurisdiction licensed physical location (premises) MCSB’s temporary license application must enter certain events public health and safety Proposed Section 40133 activity for a period of 120 days Mechanical vape cartridges Licensees Completed Temporary License Application Form cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale an officer or director of a cannabis business Operating Procedures 2019 resolutions cultivation Local Issuing Authority certified by a California-licensed engineer commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 2019 new laws Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Form # CDPH-9041 Bond in the amount of $5,000 Transport vehicles alarm system premises diagram transportation and security tobacco products capsules Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) transporting cannabis goods shared-use manufacturing facilities 2019 compliance 600-foot radius of a school persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business product as a candy prohibited cannabis sales and/or consumption Distributor Transport Only tamper-evident requiring refrigeration medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises transportation of cannabis goods regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Percentage of ownership inventory Premises diagram Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates sanitary workplaces Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Track and Trace Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods public Licensee Lookup Tool highly-concentrated oils or waxes supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products ownership premises is not within a Government Personnel Requirements supplemental label topicals meat and seafood, and other products Live Scans for each owner informational panel amount of sodium Water/Food-grade Dry Ice licensing cannabis microbusinesses no infusion of nicotine and more.

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


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