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

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


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