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

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


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