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

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

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