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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

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 storage of cannabis goods Personnel Requirements edible products Physical address licensed cannabis distributors inventory immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Operating Procedures health claims MCSB cultivation California Department of Public Health entry into the legal, regulated market regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Track and Trace Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control local jurisdiction 120 days cannabis event organizer license BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Terpenoids Testing transport cannabis goods to retailer loan provided to a commercial cannabis business persons 21 years of age or older commercial cannabis manufacturing activity medicinal and adult-use markets CO2 and ethanol extractions exit packaging California Department of Public Health (CDPH) good manufacturing practices cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) supply chain Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products destruction of cannabis goods Local Authorization stickers compliance with regulations diagram of the business’s layout laboratory quality assurance supplemental label recordkeeping separate applications supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products final form Butane/Hexane/Propane concentrate manufacturing activities managing member re-sealable 2018 important information Heavy Metals Testing operating premises chain of custody three state cannabis-licensing authorities regulatory framework contaminants quality control Identifying information licensed cannabis cultivators packaging and labeling procedures for inventory control Transition Period amount of THC content Extractions using CO2 Proposed Section 40133 transporting cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit M-licensees sanitary workplaces license review process manned motor vehicle 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premises nonlaboratory quality control sales of cannabis goods Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 M-license disposal and destruction methods Transport vehicles alarm system highly-concentrated oils or waxes cannabis plants shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Licensee Lookup Tool operating procedures California Public Records Act Microbusiness local jurisdiction’s requirements public Licensee Lookup Tool an officer or director of a cannabis business medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensing cannabis retailers manufacturing temporary license licensing cannabis distributors sampling standards online licensing system Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing at least 99% purity Premises diagram Moisture Content Testing commercial cannabis manufacturers remove THC/CBD vape cartridges capsules licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Medical Cannabis Regulation and 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events Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Ethanol Seller’s permit number Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Local Authorization Attachment onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business secondary package no infusion of nicotine Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods manufacturing practices Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2018 issues certified by a California-licensed engineer THC levels premises diagram hang tag or a peel-back label Business Information transportation of cannabis goods distributors CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Local Jurisdictions informational panel emergency regulations ingredient list Arranging for laboratory testing packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Completed Temporary License Application Form convicted of a substantially related crime meat and seafood, and other products Bond and Insurance Information commercial kitchens periods of 90 days extensions contaminant free Edibles– Products loop system property for the commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Water/Food-grade Dry Ice investment into a commercial cannabis business Proposition 65 labeling 2018 proposed changes Temporary License Application Information manufacturer's name licensing scheme limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Labor peace agreement workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control retailers CDPH-9041 primary panel requirements 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Category II Residual Pesticides Testing equity interest in a commercial cannabis business list of artificial food colorings shipping manifest Premises Diagram cannabis waste ownership premises is not within a Government activity for a period of 120 days Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act at least 20% ownership interest edibles packaging opaque comply with all packaging and labeling requirements basic nutritional information Individual Owner The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) sugar payable to the state of California Application Checklist Food-grade Butter/Oil tamper-evident product as a candy prohibited testing lab cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale CDTFA seller’s permit waste management laws motor carrier permit Manufacturing (non-volatile) member manager shared-use manufacturing facilities extracts unique ID/batch number Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Bond in the amount of $5,000 access to the area(s) cannabis market A-license and an M-license 2018 problems packaging secondary packaging manufacturing (Level 1 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designated structure labels not be attractive Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing government warning statement label 2018 new laws tobacco products alcoholic beverages conducting quality assurance review Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) The California Department of Public Health's sanitary and hazard-free environment cannabis cartoons 2018 updates identity of the product 600-foot radius of a school Owner Cannabis Manufacturing Criminal History the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturing in California 2018 resolutions disclosure of all criminal convictions mandated warning statements MCSB’s temporary license application and more.

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