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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 Transport vehicles alarm system Temporary Cannabis Event shipping manifest requiring refrigeration Form # CDPH-9041 testing methods highly-concentrated oils or waxes persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business packaging and labeling Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) procedures for inventory control supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products period of 120 days operating premises Cannabinoids Testing microbusinesses Financial information workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control child-resistant packaging California Department of Public Health commercial cannabis products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business licensed physical location (premises) compliance with local jurisdiction packaging and labeling requirements 2019 new laws no infusion of alcohol Cultivation less than 10,000 annual license application Physical address extracts Financial Interest the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) health claims Microbusiness manufacturing activities amount of THC content Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act waste disposal capsules Edibles– Products definition of owner loop system diagram of the business’s layout manufacturing Type S share facility space 600 foot radius of a school alcoholic beverages packaging child-resistant outer package ingredient list medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Proposition 65 licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises activity for a period of 120 days hydrocarbon-based solvents informational panel Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Temporary License Application Information storage of cannabis goods product guidelines sugar no infusion of nicotine Business Organizational ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation public Licensee Lookup Tool no added caffeine Arranging for laboratory testing CO2 and ethanol extractions tinctures good manufacturing practices Temporary event up to 4 days MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH conditional license The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) opaque exit package commercial cannabis manufacturing California Public Records Act 100 mg of THC per package 2019 issues distributors 2019 revisions Local Issuing Authority Vehicle Requirements state cannabis licensing CDPH-9041 secondary package security and cannabis waste disposal Personnel Requirements persons 21 years of age or older Retailer (nonstorefront) Seller’s permit number tamper-evident ownership premises is not within a Government Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch paper inserted into the packaging 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Percentage of ownership Fingerprints at least 99% purity licensing cannabis distributors Premises Diagram cannabis sales and/or consumption managing member testing of cannabis goods onsite consumption of cannabis 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markets license review process Labor peace agreement Heavy Metals Testing convicted of a substantially related crime secured area Butane/Hexane/Propane Mechanical structure and formation documents A-license Distributor transport onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods hang tag or a peel-back label operating procedures manufacturer's name shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL sales of cannabis goods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package sampling standards must enter certain events 2019 fines Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) waste management laws Cannabis Manufacturing public health and safety supplemental label Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods designated structure limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving access to the area(s) medicinal and 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In addition, Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Sanitize Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Canopy Batch Monitor Adult-use Market Nursery track and trace system Quality control personnel Package Preventive controls 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) Track and trace system Harvest Batch Edible cannabis product Limited-access area Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Pre-roll Cannabis product Indoor cultivation Type P – for packaging and labeling only Pest Actual yield Track-and-trace systems Medium Indoor Small Indoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Validation Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Processor Holding Labeling In-process material DPH-17-010E Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 CBD from industrial hemp Microorganisms Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Primary panel Infusion Quality THC Processing Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) cannabis concentrates Pathogen Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Informational panel Outdoor cultivation Quarantine Specialty Outdoor Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Product Identity Premises Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 MCSB 90-day extension periods Small Outdoor Request for Live Scan Manufacturer licensee infused butters and oils as concentrates package flower or pre-rolls Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Mixed-light Tier 1 Topical cannabis product Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) adulteration Distribution Type 11 (Distributor) Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Ingredient Cultivation site Bureau Personnel M-license Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Qualified individual Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) CBD Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality control operation Lot Unique identifier Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Proposition 65 warning statement Mixed-light cultivation Mixed-light Tier 2 Specialty Indoor infused pre-rolls Adulterated Mature plant Extraction Applicant Commercial cannabis activity Medium Outdoor Wet weight Allergen Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Licensee Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Department Adequate Dried flower Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Kief Raw material Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type N – for infusions Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Cultivation UID Environmental pathogen Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Theoretical yield Processing aid Serving Immature plant Type 10 (Retailer) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Hazard list of cannabis manufacturers Nonmanufactured cannabis product Finished product Type P Packaging & Labeling Only cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Verification Contact surface gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Component Allergen cross-contact Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Watts per square foot Nonvolatile solvent Volatile solvent Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Process alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Manufacture Universal symbol Flowering Net weight and more.

Last updated on March 18, 2019

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