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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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