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

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


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