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

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

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