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

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

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