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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 informational panel convicted of a substantially related crime Vehicle Requirements Microbusiness track and trace system evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises motor carrier permit packaging local jurisdiction Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Live Scans for each owner access to the area(s) Identifying information regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Physical address commercial kitchens cannabis training Premises Diagram hydrocarbon-based solvents Ethanol California Department of Public Health (CDPH) licensed cannabis manufacturers three state cannabis-licensing authorities primary panel requirements topicals conditional license cultivation licensed cannabis cultivators emergency regulations loan provided to a commercial cannabis business highly-concentrated oils or waxes evidence of rehabilitation 2020 issues testing laboratories requiring refrigeration amount of sodium Cultivation less than 10,000 secured area small product packaging Arranging for laboratory testing manufacture cannabis products tobacco products surety bond CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL CDTFA seller’s permit Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Edibles– Products A-license and an M-license volatile solvent licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers payable to the state of California premises diagram commercial cannabis manufacturers onsite consumption of cannabis goods transportation of cannabis goods Cannabinoids Testing infusion 2020 new laws Industrial Hemp Advisory Board cannabis sales and/or consumption supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products 2020 resolutions annual license application cannabis industries highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Moisture Content Testing cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale amount of THC content supplemental label carbohydrates and fat per serving medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Water/Food-grade Dry Ice A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity dried flower mandated warning statements hang tag or a peel-back label inventory laboratory quality assurance comply with all packaging and labeling requirements secondary package Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) consumption of alcohol or tobacco Mechanical shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Completed Temporary License Application Form Transport vehicles alarm system cannabis plants 2020 important information testing lab extracts Transition Period child-resistant packaging Type S share facility space cannabis market Manufacturing (non-volatile) Licensee Lookup Tool product guidelines secondary packaging disclosure of all criminal convictions protocol adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2020 revisions edible products purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control California Department of Public Health Financial information commercial cannabis manufacturing activity meat and seafood, and other products manufacturing practices government warning statement label Seller’s permit number state cannabis licensing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Owner managing member quality control 600-foot radius of a school The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Track and Trace diagram of the business’s layout license review process regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California M-licensees Labor peace agreement The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) CDPH-9041 public health and safety re-sealable Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates period of 120 days must enter certain events Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) labels not be attractive health impacts of cannabis Temporary License Application temporary license waste disposal licensed premises Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sales of cannabis goods contaminant free testing of cannabis goods structure and formation documents Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) 120 days paper inserted into the packaging Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensed cannabis distributors cannabis cartoons 2020 updates separate applications operating premises concentrate local jurisdiction authorization at least 99% purity conducting quality assurance review extraction licensed physical location (premises) Percentage of ownership tinctures regulatory framework 2020 regulations definition of owner Temporary Cannabis Event labeling an officer or director of a cannabis business A-licensees Distributor transport contaminants licensing cannabis retailers Local Issuing Authority valid waiver nonlaboratory quality control CO2 and ethanol extractions storage of cannabis goods workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity remove THC/CBD disposal and destruction methods ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation financial interest holder Heavy Metals Testing Business Information MCSB’s temporary license application Extractions using CO2 manufacturers who package for other producers chain of custody finished product Butane/Hexane/Propane Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 2020 compliance licensing scheme pre-made or purchased Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing property for the commercial cannabis activity Premises Information manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturing final form minimum standards for extraction processes the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) transporting cannabis goods testing methods ownership premises is not within a Government sugar Proposed Section 40133 cannabis waste transportation and security CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing compliance with regulations The California Department of Public Health's alcoholic beverages at least 20% ownership interest 600 foot radius of a school sanitary workplaces destruction of cannabis goods public Licensee Lookup Tool amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Local Authorization Attachment unique ID/batch number CDPH-issued universal symbol inventory and quality control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods child-resistant outer package medicinal and adult-use or both markets commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Application Checklist Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) some nutritional facts Criminal History Local Authorization no added caffeine operating procedures Temporary License Application Information Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Individual Owner disposal tamper-evident Carbon Dioxide (CO2) security and cannabis waste disposal Local Jurisdictions Retailer (Type 10) 2020 fines local jurisdiction’s requirements commercial cannabis products Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods stickers 2020 laws Proposition 65 cannabis cultivation licensing sampling standards product as a candy prohibited Foreign Material Testing Personnel Requirements Mycotoxins Testing retailers designated structure online licensing system Business Organizational distributors no infusion of nicotine Food-grade Butter/Oil medicinal commercial cannabis activity 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market 2020 problems Distributor Transport Only Category II Residual Pesticides Testing investment into a commercial cannabis business identity of the product microbusinesses cannabis event organizer license manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) certified by a California-licensed engineer aggregate interest of 20% or more Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licensing cannabis microbusinesses transportation manufacturer's name potentially-hazardous foods Operating Procedures transport cannabis goods to retailer persons 21 years of age or older activity for a period of 120 days A-license medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing shared-use manufacturing facilities commercial cannabis activity opaque exit package list of artificial food colorings good manufacturing practices entry into the legal, regulated market cannabis adult-use products M-license vape cartridges allergen information Terpenoids Testing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) required limits packaging and labeling requirements licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises manufacturing activities shipping manifest packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Premises diagram waste management laws cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) product formulation Bond and Insurance Information three cannabis licensing authorities inhalable cannabis Fingerprints Licensees 2020 recent news local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery edibles packaging opaque recordkeeping Form # CDPH-9041 health claims Temporary event up to 4 days Cannabis Manufacturing no infusion of alcohol Retailer (nonstorefront) MCSB basic nutritional information sanitary and hazard-free environment limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) compliance with local jurisdiction capsules member manager 100 mg of THC per package ingredient list manufacturing cannabis products medicinal and adult-use markets licensing cannabis distributors scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 2020 proposed changes Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 written procedures for inventory control packaging and labeling persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Financial Interest LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manned motor vehicle Licensee Information exit packaging exception for testing laboratories supply chain ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS security THC levels California Public Records Act Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Bond in the amount of $5,000 Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 equity interest in a commercial cannabis business loop system periods of 90 days extensions procedures for inventory control and more.

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


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