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

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


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