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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 Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding child-resistant outer package medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Temporary Cannabis Event M-licensees Retailer (nonstorefront) some nutritional facts identity of the product local jurisdiction authorization minimum standards for extraction processes 2020 fines manufacturing cannabis products 2020 problems commercial cannabis manufacturers temporary license Ethanol commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Completed Temporary License Application Form member manager designated structure ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 120 days limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving testing lab premises diagram A-licensees Cannabis Manufacturing Local Authorization commercial kitchens extraction structure and formation documents microbusinesses Operating Procedures cannabis plants opaque exit package highly-concentrated oils or waxes commercial cannabis products inhalable cannabis persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business diagram of the business’s layout procedures for inventory control Business Organizational testing of cannabis goods CDPH-9041 Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises stickers definition of owner meat and seafood, and other products MCSB’s temporary license application allergen information cultivation limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package payable to the state of California retailers Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) sampling standards security and cannabis waste disposal labels not be attractive regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Category II Residual Pesticides Testing vape cartridges tinctures Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) compliance with regulations 2020 resolutions ownership premises is not within a Government motor carrier permit Form # CDPH-9041 sanitary workplaces contaminant free waste disposal consumption of alcohol or tobacco period of 120 days highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch managing member Moisture Content Testing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers sugar delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2020 proposed changes Extractions using CO2 Labor peace agreement three state cannabis-licensing authorities Type S share facility space secondary packaging testing methods regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Bond and Insurance Information LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS recordkeeping extracts Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Transport vehicles alarm system CDTFA seller’s permit Seller’s permit number product formulation mandated warning statements infusion cannabis market Percentage of ownership secondary package Temporary License Application licensing cannabis distributors concentrate licensed cannabis manufacturers conducting quality assurance review aggregate interest of 20% or more manned motor vehicle Transition Period ingredient list transport cannabis goods to retailer Retailer (Type 10) health claims Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 cannabis industries public health and safety shared-use manufacturing facilities operating procedures alcoholic beverages persons 21 years of age or older unique ID/batch number Local Issuing Authority security regulatory framework quality control Cannabinoids Testing product as a candy prohibited Application Checklist annual license application distributors evidence of rehabilitation 2020 new laws CDPH-issued universal symbol The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 100 mg of THC per package M-license Butane/Hexane/Propane licensed premises valid waiver Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cannabis sales and/or consumption 2020 issues Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 2020 regulations nonlaboratory quality control Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control volatile solvent THC levels equity interest in a commercial cannabis business inventory and quality control Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2020 laws Physical address manufacturing practices manufacturer's name chain of custody cannabis cultivation licensing licensed cannabis cultivators Edibles– Products local jurisdiction’s requirements written procedures for inventory control disposal Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) supply chain exit packaging MCSB Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Licensee Information laboratory quality assurance Vehicle Requirements amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Licensees medicinal commercial cannabis activity California Department of Public Health scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 2020 important information access to the area(s) finished product shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Licensee Lookup Tool compliance with local jurisdiction Track and Trace Premises Information emergency regulations Financial information A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Mycotoxins Testing at least 99% purity licensing cannabis microbusinesses state cannabis licensing hang tag or a peel-back label Distributor transport A-license and an M-license convicted of a substantially related crime onsite consumption of cannabis goods secured area track and trace system product guidelines Fingerprints tobacco products primary panel requirements cannabis waste CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations requiring refrigeration medicinal and adult-use or both markets edibles packaging opaque investment into a commercial cannabis business 2020 compliance periods of 90 days extensions Business Information cannabis adult-use products Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensing scheme Criminal History manufacturing storage of cannabis goods health impacts of cannabis Manufacturing (non-volatile) surety bond Temporary event up to 4 days Premises Diagram Microbusiness three cannabis licensing authorities amount of sodium workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL at least 20% ownership interest Food-grade Butter/Oil 2020 recent news Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) 2020 revisions Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) transportation conditional license Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) informational panel manufacturing activities public Licensee Lookup Tool online licensing system immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery financial interest holder potentially-hazardous foods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Owner license review process cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Financial Interest Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing capsules Local Jurisdictions packaging The California Department of Public Health's operating premises testing laboratories cannabis training transporting cannabis goods sales of cannabis goods CO2 and ethanol extractions certified by a California-licensed engineer entry into the legal, regulated market commercial cannabis manufacturing in California cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) activity for a period of 120 days remove THC/CBD must enter certain events 600-foot radius of a school tamper-evident Local Authorization Attachment Category I Residual Pesticides Testing required limits disposal and destruction methods supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products A-license destruction of cannabis goods inventory final form packaging and labeling requirements Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Live Scans for each owner separate applications Distributor Transport Only loop system contaminants child-resistant packaging small product packaging manufacturers who package for other producers re-sealable loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) transportation of cannabis goods packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls no added caffeine evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Personnel Requirements onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Proposed Section 40133 cannabis cartoons Identifying information local jurisdiction ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation paper inserted into the packaging purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH packaging and labeling 2020 updates medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Individual Owner property for the commercial cannabis activity sanitary and hazard-free environment no infusion of nicotine Temporary License Application Information shipping manifest medicinal and adult-use markets commercial cannabis activity manufacture cannabis products exception for testing laboratories licensed cannabis distributors licensing cannabis retailers good manufacturing practices Terpenoids Testing comply with all packaging and labeling requirements no infusion of alcohol cannabis event organizer license Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 waste management laws Proposition 65 Premises diagram topicals transportation and security adult-use commercial cannabis activity Arranging for laboratory testing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) licensed physical location (premises) amount of THC content labeling 600 foot radius of a school Mechanical CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing dried flower Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch pre-made or purchased Cultivation less than 10,000 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company California Public Records Act disclosure of all criminal convictions carbohydrates and fat per serving basic nutritional information government warning statement label Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) hydrocarbon-based solvents Heavy Metals Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing list of artificial food colorings Bond in the amount of $5,000 edible products Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates an officer or director of a cannabis business The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) supplemental label Foreign Material Testing protocol and more.

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


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