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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:



Resources:
Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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