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

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

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

Last updated on July 15, 2019

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