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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

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Salmonella spp.) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Track and Trace three cannabis licensing authorities final form supply chain 120 days mandated warning statements purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) transportation and security medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together stickers property for the commercial cannabis activity Personnel Requirements requiring refrigeration Cannabis Manufacturing licensing cannabis distributors packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Financial information small product packaging destruction of cannabis goods ownership premises is not within a Government Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) labeling medicinal commercial cannabis activity Ethanol extraction Vehicle Requirements Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licensed cannabis cultivators certified by a California-licensed engineer workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control vape cartridges Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Industrial Hemp Advisory Board manufacturers who package for other producers Application Checklist Transition Period disclosure of all criminal convictions Temporary event up to 4 days Premises Information 2020 proposed changes no infusion of alcohol no added caffeine persons 21 years of age or older inventory A-license and an M-license ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation manufacturing cannabis products extracts managing member 2020 regulations list of artificial food colorings Local Authorization Attachment cannabis waste 2020 laws commercial cannabis products Foreign Material Testing manned motor vehicle Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Business Organizational 2020 recent news Seller’s permit number diagram of the business’s layout medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing carbohydrates and fat per serving Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 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ingredient list microbusinesses 600-foot radius of a school public Licensee Lookup Tool Arranging for laboratory testing Licensee Lookup Tool opaque exit package quality control Heavy Metals Testing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice manufacturing practices Temporary License Application transport cannabis goods to retailer manufacturing activities emergency regulations valid waiver transportation ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Manufacturing (non-volatile) Form # CDPH-9041 2020 resolutions Cultivation less than 10,000 licensed cannabis distributors secondary package capsules Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles primary panel requirements cultivation access to the area(s) Distributor Transport Only security period of 120 days delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods child-resistant outer package pre-made or purchased cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) finished product laboratory quality assurance secondary packaging at least 20% ownership interest Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods MCSB 2020 updates health claims licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises volatile solvent member manager CDTFA seller’s permit security and cannabis waste disposal temporary license Local Jurisdictions CDPH-issued universal symbol cannabis training sampling standards inventory and quality control cannabis sales and/or consumption CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL track and trace system 2020 compliance shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin conducting quality assurance review government warning statement label manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package exit packaging Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act meat and seafood, and other products Percentage of ownership allergen information California Department of Public Health (CDPH) packaging and labeling storage of cannabis goods testing methods hydrocarbon-based solvents testing of cannabis goods supplemental label cannabis adult-use products medicinal and adult-use or both markets Business Information medicinal and adult-use markets loan provided to a commercial cannabis business premises diagram amount of THC content commercial cannabis manufacturing in California annual license application BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-licensees 100 mg of THC per package persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business evidence of rehabilitation LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS must enter certain events unique ID/batch number scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises financial interest holder commercial cannabis manufacturing activity shared-use manufacturing facilities Food-grade Butter/Oil cannabis cartoons nonlaboratory quality control licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers health impacts of cannabis shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit cannabis plants compliance with regulations Labor peace agreement waste management laws amount of sodium immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery distributors licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories motor carrier permit informational panel 2020 revisions comply with all packaging and labeling requirements edible products online licensing system MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturer's name Mycotoxins Testing Licensees loop system A-license secured area disposal and destruction methods Owner 2020 fines Retailer (nonstorefront) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Completed Temporary License Application Form tobacco products Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products shipping manifest sanitary and hazard-free environment product formulation Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch license review process Individual Owner equity interest in a commercial cannabis business retailers Live Scans for each owner exception for testing laboratories protocol local jurisdiction authorization 600 foot radius of a school public health and safety remove THC/CBD Operating Procedures tinctures topicals Butane/Hexane/Propane licensed premises state cannabis licensing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity tamper-evident cannabis industries operating procedures California Department of Public Health good manufacturing practices cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Premises diagram transporting cannabis goods aggregate interest of 20% or more Type S share facility space written procedures for inventory control an officer or director of a cannabis business onsite consumption of cannabis goods contaminant free CDPH-9041 2020 important information basic nutritional information product guidelines Proposed Section 40133 Category II Residual Pesticides Testing labels not be attractive Criminal History Moisture Content Testing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California cannabis event organizer license supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products entry into the legal, regulated market paper inserted into the packaging re-sealable regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Terpenoids Testing THC levels local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations chain of custody commercial cannabis manufacturers recordkeeping activity for a period of 120 days commercial kitchens Transport vehicles alarm system Premises Diagram potentially-hazardous foods waste disposal surety bond periods of 90 days extensions child-resistant packaging M-licensees procedures for inventory control contaminants licensing scheme Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Licensee Information Edibles– Products required limits licensed physical location (premises) separate applications disposal three state cannabis-licensing authorities Fingerprints Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) packaging 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market hang tag or a peel-back label onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods no infusion of nicotine local jurisdiction’s requirements The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) packaging and labeling requirements Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control testing laboratories cannabis market The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Identifying information licensing cannabis retailers designated structure Temporary Cannabis Event structure and formation documents 2020 issues Distributor transport manufacture cannabis products Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) minimum standards for extraction processes and more.

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