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

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

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