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

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

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