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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 concentrate Personnel Requirements Bond in the amount of $5,000 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Foreign Material Testing manufacturing activities equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2018 regulations packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls CDTFA seller’s permit MCSB’s temporary license application manufacturing cannabis products inventory sanitary workplaces security government warning statement label limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package local jurisdiction Local Jurisdictions Business Information Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles mandated warning statements valid waiver edible products period of 120 days access to the area(s) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Identifying information 2018 fines ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation retailers track and trace system managing member labels not be attractive disposal persons 21 years of age or older local jurisdiction authorization contaminants highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin opaque exit package A-licensees transport cannabis goods to retailer California Department of Public Health secured area CO2 and ethanol extractions manufacturers who package for other producers transportation extracts supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Live Scans for each owner Temporary License Application Information waste management laws Microbusiness microbusinesses structure and formation documents medicinal and adult-use or both markets Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) final form medicinal commercial cannabis activity shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company California Public Records Act product as a candy prohibited minimum standards for extraction processes 100 mg of THC per package separate applications Percentage of ownership Form # CDPH-9041 online licensing system ownership premises is not within a Government Fingerprints storage of cannabis goods potentially-hazardous foods Completed Temporary License Application Form licensed cannabis distributors security and cannabis waste disposal requiring refrigeration capsules member manager scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together adult-use commercial cannabis activity Retailer (nonstorefront) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch at least 99% purity Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Temporary License Application alcoholic beverages distributors 2018 issues A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Local Authorization Premises Diagram public Licensee Lookup Tool comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Edibles– Products no added caffeine inventory and quality control extraction local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations stickers Proposed Section 40133 hang tag or a peel-back label Category II 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SAFETY BRANCH compliance with regulations Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) periods of 90 days extensions 2018 resolutions medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Financial Interest informational panel Licensees definition of owner Water/Food-grade Dry Ice transportation and security M-license property for the commercial cannabis activity cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) operating premises licensed cannabis manufacturers Transition Period Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Cultivation less than 10,000 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery required limits Physical address sugar disclosure of all criminal convictions ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Cannabis Manufacturing activity for a period of 120 days contaminant free transporting cannabis goods commercial cannabis products 2018 new laws amount of THC content vape cartridges supply chain BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale cannabis market Bond and Insurance Information exit packaging testing of cannabis goods local jurisdiction’s requirements 2018 problems Seller’s permit number no infusion of nicotine license review process amount of sodium CDPH-9041 infusion chain of custody compliance with local jurisdiction cannabis training The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis manufacturing manned motor vehicle licensing scheme manufacturing practices supplemental label packaging packaging and labeling requirements licensing cannabis microbusinesses California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Criminal History cannabis waste Transport vehicles alarm system convicted of a substantially related crime Mycotoxins Testing volatile solvent medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity health claims Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 labeling medicinal and adult-use markets 120 days regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis quality control Temporary Cannabis Event M-licensees licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Individual Owner Mechanical Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) small product packaging testing laboratories regulatory framework tinctures edibles packaging opaque licensed cannabis cultivators Financial information 2018 laws Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act licensed premises an officer or director of a cannabis business conditional license Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) nonlaboratory quality control list of artificial food colorings Retailer (Type 10) investment into a commercial cannabis business Temporary event up to 4 days commercial cannabis manufacturing activity sales of cannabis goods tamper-evident 2018 important information unique ID/batch number 2018 recent news emergency regulations testing methods motor carrier permit Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) good manufacturing practices annual license application designated structure waste disposal A-license and an M-license cultivation public health and safety consumption of alcohol or tobacco limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving sanitary and hazard-free environment Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) financial interest holder Labor peace agreement manufacturing Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products MCSB dried flower no infusion of alcohol LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS secondary packaging state cannabis licensing temporary license Heavy Metals Testing packaging and labeling Food-grade Butter/Oil 600-foot radius of a school cannabis event organizer license 2018 updates testing lab Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control identity of the product licensing cannabis distributors Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing evidence of rehabilitation Distributor Transport Only basic nutritional information Application Checklist onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Vehicle Requirements Business Organizational Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Moisture Content Testing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market health impacts of cannabis aggregate interest of 20% or more surety bond recordkeeping Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 three cannabis licensing authorities finished product premises diagram sampling standards shared-use manufacturing facilities Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Cannabinoids Testing child-resistant outer package evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises commercial kitchens diagram of the business’s layout must enter certain events amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package THC levels Proposition 65 workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Local Issuing Authority cannabis industries Local Authorization Attachment Distributor transport licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories primary panel requirements secondary package cannabis plants meat and seafood, and other products Licensee Lookup Tool Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) commercial cannabis manufacturers procedures for inventory control allergen information payable to the state of California hydrocarbon-based solvents delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensed physical location (premises) manufacturer's name carbohydrates and fat per serving highly-concentrated oils or waxes tobacco products operating procedures The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) disposal and destruction methods three state cannabis-licensing authorities Extractions using CO2 protocol cannabis sales and/or consumption shipping manifest re-sealable child-resistant packaging exception for testing laboratories destruction of cannabis goods licensing cannabis retailers the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) product formulation some nutritional facts entry into the legal, regulated market 600 foot radius of a school loop system written procedures for inventory control 2018 proposed changes cannabis cartoons Owner persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business manufacture cannabis products transportation of cannabis goods CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Butane/Hexane/Propane Category I Residual Pesticides Testing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing remove THC/CBD Licensee Information Track and Trace Ethanol cannabis adult-use products and more.

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

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