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

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

Last updated on October 12, 2019

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