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

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


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