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

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


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