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

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