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

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


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