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

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


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