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

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

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