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

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


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