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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS license review process finished product cannabis plants distributors licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises tobacco products Business Organizational child-resistant packaging product guidelines Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 cultivation Edibles– Products local jurisdiction’s requirements Owner supplemental label Personnel Requirements Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) temporary license must enter certain events Local Authorization separate applications Licensee Lookup Tool Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) cannabis cartoons three cannabis licensing authorities transportation loan provided to a commercial cannabis business alcoholic beverages 2020 updates medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing operating procedures Food-grade Butter/Oil 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small product packaging Temporary License Application purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Premises Diagram 120 days labels not be attractive extracts Licensees MCSB persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Type S share facility space amount of THC content licensing cannabis distributors Retailer (Type 10) M-licensees Temporary License Application Information Form # CDPH-9041 good manufacturing practices Arranging for laboratory testing edible products Application Checklist emergency regulations cannabis training packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Extractions using CO2 Fingerprints MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Moisture Content Testing medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Seller’s permit number at least 99% purity Distributor transport cannabis event organizer license Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 secondary packaging laboratory quality assurance sanitary and 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Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) informational panel testing lab online licensing system basic nutritional information limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Financial Interest CDPH-9041 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company destruction of cannabis goods Retailer (nonstorefront) Mechanical diagram of the business’s layout CDTFA seller’s permit Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Heavy Metals Testing regulatory framework cannabis industries 2020 compliance Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products transporting cannabis goods commercial cannabis activity concentrate licensed cannabis cultivators operating premises meat and seafood, and other products secondary package protocol 2020 fines LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Distributor Transport Only commercial cannabis manufacturers licensed cannabis distributors Premises diagram Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division testing of cannabis goods Category I Residual Pesticides Testing cannabis cultivation licensing Cannabinoids Testing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Proposition 65 highly-concentrated oils or waxes M-license Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 onsite consumption of cannabis goods waste disposal Cultivation less than 10,000 volatile solvent disposal chain of custody evidence of rehabilitation consumption of alcohol or tobacco exit packaging cannabis waste product formulation manufacture cannabis products Local Authorization Attachment Financial information motor carrier permit 2020 new laws valid waiver some nutritional facts manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) inhalable cannabis procedures for inventory control Operating Procedures conducting quality assurance review 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