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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


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in container or wrapper for sale medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity potentially-hazardous foods child-resistant packaging 2019 regulations procedures for inventory control separate applications manned motor vehicle Seller’s permit number Retailer (Type 10) manufacturing child-resistant outer package The California Department of Public Health's regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California no infusion of nicotine CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL opaque exit package annual license application M-licensees investment into a commercial cannabis business loop system licensing cannabis microbusinesses amount of sodium transportation and security allergen information equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) structure and formation documents product as a candy prohibited Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) track and trace system Local Authorization local jurisdiction authorization Manufacturing (non-volatile) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery cannabis cultivation licensing MCSB commercial kitchens Business Information limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Bond in the amount of $5,000 Heavy Metals Testing testing laboratories 120 days health impacts of cannabis convicted of a substantially related crime tobacco products Type S share facility space member manager compliance with regulations diagram of the business’s layout purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers THC levels delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods MCSB’s temporary license application adult-use commercial cannabis activity Local Authorization Attachment paper inserted into the packaging CO2 and ethanol extractions 2019 recent news Transport vehicles alarm system manufacturing cannabis products Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 temporary license CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing conducting quality assurance review health claims packaging and labeling requirements Butane/Hexane/Propane licensed cannabis manufacturers CDPH-9041 Fingerprints licensed premises the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) activity for a period of 120 days premises diagram 600-foot radius of a school distributors hang tag or a peel-back label Proposition 65 valid waiver ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS access to the area(s) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products retailers no added caffeine storage of cannabis goods Temporary License Application sampling standards destruction of cannabis goods packaging and labeling A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity transportation of cannabis goods written procedures for inventory control infusion stickers 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Temporary event up to 4 days amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package disclosure of all criminal convictions Financial Interest manufacturers who package for other producers BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturing practices licensed cannabis cultivators cultivation Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) ownership premises is not within a Government loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Mechanical Owner edible products cannabis training conditional license carbohydrates and fat per serving Licensees emergency regulations A-licensees security and cannabis waste disposal licensing cannabis distributors M-license Percentage of ownership medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division alcoholic beverages Microbusiness must enter certain events re-sealable Industrial Hemp Advisory Board microbusinesses regulatory framework cannabis industries CDPH-issued universal symbol packaging Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Physical address period of 120 days Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) recordkeeping workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Premises Information compliance with local jurisdiction extracts evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises public Licensee Lookup Tool secured area inhalable cannabis capsules packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls vape cartridges A-license and an M-license operating premises Retailer (nonstorefront) sanitary workplaces certified by a California-licensed engineer supply chain periods of 90 days extensions mandated warning statements product formulation manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) at least 99% purity Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 2019 resolutions 2019 issues inventory volatile solvent required limits shipping manifest laboratory quality assurance Proposed Section 40133 commercial cannabis manufacturing operating procedures Food-grade Butter/Oil medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together financial interest holder Financial information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) property for the commercial cannabis activity disposal amount of THC content small product packaging Mycotoxins Testing primary panel requirements 2019 proposed changes Edibles– Products highly-concentrated oils or waxes Premises diagram protocol regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 transporting cannabis goods 2019 important information aggregate interest of 20% or more Form # CDPH-9041 finished product hydrocarbon-based solvents testing lab at least 20% ownership interest 2019 problems licensed physical location (premises) Live Scans for each owner Ethanol cannabis cartoons Local Issuing Authority Licensee Information commercial cannabis manufacturing activity highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Foreign Material Testing 2019 revisions motor carrier permit designated structure licensing scheme transportation onsite consumption of cannabis goods Personnel Requirements product guidelines edibles packaging opaque informational panel 2019 updates persons 21 years of age or older Temporary Cannabis Event Operating Procedures local jurisdiction 2019 laws tinctures testing methods Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Cultivation less than 10,000 waste management laws Licensee Lookup Tool Labor peace agreement entry into the legal, regulated market manufacturer's name online licensing system Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises California Public Records Act no infusion of alcohol definition of owner extraction Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods dried flower Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation license review process Transition Period identity of the product commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories labeling security sales of cannabis goods waste disposal secondary package medicinal and adult-use markets final form CDTFA seller’s permit quality control payable to the state of California shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company supplemental label Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch contaminants managing member tamper-evident testing of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products contaminant free evidence of rehabilitation local jurisdiction’s requirements concentrate remove THC/CBD topicals Extractions using CO2 Business Organizational sanitary and hazard-free environment consumption of alcohol or tobacco basic nutritional information exception for testing laboratories persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business chain of custody local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS sugar A-license Cannabis Manufacturing inventory and quality control Moisture Content Testing transport cannabis goods to retailer minimum standards for extraction processes shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit manufacturing activities Application Checklist labels not be attractive Identifying information Local Jurisdictions Bond and Insurance Information licensing cannabis retailers Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates three state cannabis-licensing authorities good manufacturing practices California Department of Public Health Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial cannabis manufacturers onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act shared-use manufacturing facilities Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing unique ID/batch number Distributor transport Cannabinoids Testing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Distributor Transport Only pre-made or purchased commercial cannabis products 100 mg of THC per package cannabis waste list of artificial food colorings surety bond Individual Owner disposal and destruction methods medicinal commercial cannabis activity California Department of Public Health (CDPH) medicinal and adult-use or both markets 2019 compliance 2019 new laws Temporary License Application Information meat and seafood, and other products Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) some nutritional facts Arranging for laboratory testing an officer or director of a cannabis business The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) cannabis plants and more.

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


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