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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 Premises Diagram Cannabinoids Testing 2018 updates California Department of Public Health (CDPH) compliance with regulations Physical address chain of custody definition of owner workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Temporary License Application Information activity for a period of 120 days 100 mg of THC per package pre-made or purchased Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates secondary package requiring refrigeration waste management laws must enter certain events Seller’s permit number secured area Live Scans for each owner manufacturing cannabis products retailers manufacturers who package for other producers Distributor transport sugar Local Authorization loop system Premises diagram unique ID/batch number member manager at least 99% purity evidence of rehabilitation health claims persons 21 years of age or older licensed cannabis cultivators government warning statement label temporary license conditional license exception for testing laboratories evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises CDPH-issued universal symbol access to the area(s) procedures for inventory control Water/Food-grade Dry Ice cannabis market security topicals shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit informational panel commercial kitchens labeling Mechanical adult-use commercial cannabis activity sanitary workplaces Local Jurisdictions A-licensees infusion regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California no infusion of nicotine Bond in the amount of $5,000 amount of sodium emergency regulations Percentage of ownership shipping manifest cannabis waste Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch final form licensed premises Temporary License Application transportation and security 2018 regulations purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Business Organizational Proposed Section 40133 Department of Food and 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paper inserted into the packaging annual license application Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Personnel Requirements no added caffeine commercial cannabis manufacturing in California meat and seafood, and other products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch A-license nonlaboratory quality control licensing cannabis distributors Ethanol 2018 recent news capsules manned motor vehicle extracts written procedures for inventory control product guidelines cannabis cultivation licensing hydrocarbon-based solvents 600-foot radius of a school Local Issuing Authority Arranging for laboratory testing product formulation ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Local Authorization Attachment A-license and an M-license payable to the state of California licensed cannabis distributors convicted of a substantially related crime 120 days licensing cannabis retailers California Department of Public Health 2018 fines financial interest holder cannabis event organizer license dried flower Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Owner Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Manufacturing (non-volatile) Heavy Metals Testing alcoholic beverages Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 2018 laws M-license Application Checklist ownership premises is not within a Government designated structure valid waiver Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) contaminants health impacts of cannabis commercial cannabis manufacturing activity equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Retailer (Type 10) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 transportation no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use markets some nutritional facts BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Criminal History mandated warning statements conducting quality assurance review A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturers Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 2018 issues small product packaging aggregate interest of 20% or more sales of cannabis goods tamper-evident licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises investment into a commercial cannabis business Completed Temporary License Application Form Moisture Content Testing Retailer (nonstorefront) Edibles– Products supplemental label the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) transport cannabis goods to retailer Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Operating Procedures CO2 and ethanol extractions certified by a California-licensed engineer local jurisdiction destruction of cannabis goods concentrate commercial cannabis activity contaminant free Licensee Lookup Tool Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed cannabis manufacturers managing member delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market highly-concentrated oils or waxes medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis microbusinesses protocol Licensee Information manufacturer's name three cannabis licensing authorities minimum standards for extraction processes persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business state cannabis licensing Licensees onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) cannabis plants exit packaging Foreign Material Testing shared-use manufacturing facilities period of 120 days medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products potentially-hazardous foods Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) separate applications 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Last updated on August 13, 2018

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