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

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


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