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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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

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


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