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

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


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