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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 amount of THC content Track and Trace Individual Owner A-licensees no infusion of nicotine the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Financial information ownership premises is not within a Government Ethanol inhalable cannabis 2018 laws Percentage of ownership testing lab designated structure packaging and labeling requirements waste management laws 120 days Licensee Lookup Tool adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2018 proposed changes opaque exit package California Public Records Act ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS pre-made or purchased cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Food-grade Butter/Oil Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch commercial cannabis manufacturers limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving requiring refrigeration Foreign Material Testing conducting quality assurance review Completed Temporary License Application Form Labor peace agreement Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Mechanical storage of cannabis goods regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California distributors manned motor vehicle Premises Information loop system Transport vehicles alarm system cannabis training quality control structure and formation documents contaminant free entry into the legal, regulated market Identifying information consumption of alcohol or tobacco CDPH-9041 ingredient list cannabis cartoons highly-concentrated oils or waxes Personnel Requirements operating procedures Transition Period unique ID/batch number vape cartridges Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control financial interest holder child-resistant packaging M-licensees medicinal commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis cultivators transportation of cannabis goods local jurisdiction’s requirements THC levels at least 20% ownership interest edible products cultivation licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories cannabis event organizer license periods of 90 days extensions Financial Interest inventory at least 99% purity manufacturer's name licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers licensing cannabis retailers certified by a California-licensed engineer tobacco products MCSB emergency regulations property for the commercial cannabis activity 2018 updates access to the area(s) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises equity interest in a commercial cannabis business diagram of the business’s layout informational panel BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL The California Department of Public Health's topicals CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial kitchens local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations temporary license MCSB’s temporary license application manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Cannabis Manufacturing evidence of rehabilitation Licensees Fingerprints Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 packaging transporting cannabis goods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business final form motor carrier permit packaging and labeling A-license and an M-license Local Jurisdictions product guidelines comply with all packaging and labeling requirements compliance with regulations primary panel requirements manufacturers who package for other producers 2018 compliance Retailer (nonstorefront) security and cannabis waste disposal 2018 recent news extraction sanitary workplaces A-license health claims licensed premises commercial cannabis products Manufacturing (non-volatile) Bond in the amount of $5,000 Retailer (Type 10) Cultivation less than 10,000 licensed cannabis manufacturers limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package licensing cannabis distributors managing member cannabis waste destruction of cannabis goods definition of owner capsules manufacturing Premises Diagram hydrocarbon-based solvents commercial cannabis activity disposal and destruction methods laboratory quality assurance must enter certain events tamper-evident premises diagram payable to the state of California 600-foot radius of a school Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) shared-use manufacturing facilities chain of custody LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS medicinal and adult-use or both markets identity of the product product formulation manufacturing cannabis products period of 120 days onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Local Authorization Temporary License Application disclosure of all criminal convictions allergen information secondary package CO2 and ethanol extractions shipping manifest Local Authorization Attachment annual license application remove THC/CBD testing laboratories medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing transportation and security cannabis market local jurisdiction authorization Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch commercial cannabis manufacturing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Temporary License Application Information Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control procedures for inventory control CDTFA seller’s permit Licensee Information Cannabinoids Testing Seller’s permit number minimum standards for extraction processes disposal infusion good manufacturing practices three cannabis licensing authorities The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) secondary packaging extracts surety bond exit packaging transportation persons 21 years of age or older Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Type S share facility space cannabis sales and/or consumption operating premises Category I Residual Pesticides Testing waste disposal recordkeeping convicted of a substantially related crime Form # CDPH-9041 cannabis plants sampling standards testing of cannabis goods some nutritional facts investment into a commercial cannabis business ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation California Department of Public Health cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) basic nutritional information member manager re-sealable 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Business Organizational Butane/Hexane/Propane highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin finished product microbusinesses Heavy Metals Testing supplemental label Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) onsite consumption of cannabis goods online licensing system public health and safety mandated warning statements Distributor transport Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) state cannabis licensing conditional license three state cannabis-licensing authorities an officer or director of a cannabis business local jurisdiction 2018 regulations sugar A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity testing methods licensing cannabis microbusinesses Industrial Hemp Advisory Board CDPH-issued universal symbol paper inserted into the packaging Carbon Dioxide (CO2) government warning statement label sanitary and hazard-free environment MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH M-license purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Temporary event up to 4 days alcoholic beverages stickers labels not be attractive sales of cannabis goods licensed physical location (premises) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business cannabis industries product as a candy prohibited Vehicle Requirements Water/Food-grade Dry Ice required limits 2018 problems California Department of Public Health (CDPH) volatile solvent Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Mycotoxins Testing exception for testing laboratories regulatory framework licensing scheme compliance with local jurisdiction CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing medicinal and adult-use markets transport cannabis goods to retailer Extractions using CO2 Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing amount of sodium Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods written procedures for inventory control Arranging for laboratory testing track and trace system Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Terpenoids Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Bond and Insurance Information 600 foot radius of a school Local Issuing Authority potentially-hazardous foods Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division list of artificial food colorings Premises diagram small product packaging Temporary Cannabis Event 2018 new laws no added caffeine separate applications edibles packaging opaque dried flower Moisture Content Testing manufacturing practices scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 100 mg of THC per package Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 2018 resolutions license review process security cannabis cultivation licensing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2018 revisions concentrate 2018 issues protocol Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act cannabis adult-use products nonlaboratory quality control Live Scans for each owner Distributor Transport Only tinctures Operating Procedures Edibles– Products supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises health impacts of cannabis hang tag or a peel-back label Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Application Checklist no infusion of alcohol manufacture cannabis products manufacturing activities licensed cannabis 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In addition, Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Allergen Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Hazard Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) adulteration Manufacture Proposition 65 warning statement Topical cannabis product 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) Unique identifier Labeling Limited-access area Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Personnel Processor Product Identity Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Medium Outdoor Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Track and trace system Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 cannabis concentrates list of cannabis manufacturers Adulterated Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Processing aid Processing Nonmanufactured cannabis product Nursery Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Dried flower Edible cannabis product Type P – for packaging and labeling only infused pre-rolls alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Pathogen Request for Live Scan Process Medium Indoor Type N – for infusions CBD from industrial hemp Outdoor cultivation Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Quality Distribution Finished product Monitor Preventive controls Pre-roll Ingredient Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Department Kief UID Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Pest Cultivation cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints THC Adult-use Market Informational panel In-process material Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Commercial cannabis activity Indoor cultivation Universal symbol Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Validation Package Premises Net weight Microorganisms Batch Theoretical yield Harvest Batch Volatile solvent Specialty Outdoor Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Cottage Indoor Licensee track and trace system Mixed-light Tier 2 Sanitize Applicant package flower or pre-rolls Immature plant Type 11 (Distributor) Cultivation site Small Indoor Verification Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) M-license Lot Wet weight Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 12 (Microbusiness) DPH-17-010E Holding Manufacturer licensee Flowering gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Bureau Component Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Track-and-trace systems Quarantine Nonvolatile solvent Mixed-light Tier 1 Environmental pathogen Small Outdoor Mature plant Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality control operation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Raw material Specialty Indoor Cannabis product Quality control personnel Contact surface Qualified individual Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Allergen cross-contact Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Infusion Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Canopy products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Primary panel Adequate Extraction Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Actual yield Mixed-light cultivation infused butters and oils as concentrates Watts per square foot Serving CBD Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) MCSB 90-day extension periods Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock and more.


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