California Cannabis Compliance
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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 health impacts of cannabis 2020 resolutions list of artificial food colorings Distributor Transport Only local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Individual Owner at least 99% purity onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods amount of THC content primary panel requirements designated structure Licensee Information sampling standards A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis event organizer license supplemental label Criminal History licensed cannabis cultivators transporting cannabis goods temporary license chain of custody some nutritional facts Extractions using CO2 volatile solvent shipping manifest child-resistant packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing disposal and destruction methods Ethanol financial interest holder managing member product as a candy prohibited 2020 regulations Food-grade Butter/Oil Transport vehicles alarm system regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving loop system CDPH-9041 state cannabis licensing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) edibles packaging opaque opaque exit package regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis license review process Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cannabis cartoons at least 20% ownership interest Premises Information destruction of cannabis goods procedures for inventory control 600 foot radius of a school The California Department of Public Health's labels not be attractive CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing final form Bond in the amount of $5,000 Seller’s permit number licensing cannabis retailers manufacturing cannabis products concentrate cannabis plants Water/Food-grade Dry Ice inventory and quality control commercial cannabis manufacturers separate applications minimum standards for extraction processes premises diagram ingredient list the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) cannabis sales and/or consumption requiring refrigeration carbohydrates and fat per serving Premises diagram inhalable cannabis cannabis market tamper-evident meat and seafood, and other products shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Business Organizational Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods remove THC/CBD Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates contaminant free highly-concentrated oils or waxes BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-licensees hang tag or a peel-back label transport cannabis goods to retailer medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Local Issuing Authority Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products activity for a period of 120 days aggregate interest of 20% or more licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers security consumption of alcohol or tobacco adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licensed premises extraction Category II Residual Pesticides Testing secured area MCSB’s temporary license application cultivation no infusion of nicotine child-resistant outer package comply with all packaging and labeling requirements structure and formation documents CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL loan provided to a commercial cannabis business commercial cannabis products tobacco products track and trace system Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Temporary License Application Information emergency regulations ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation licensing scheme must enter certain events payable to the state of California unique ID/batch number conditional license Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) testing methods surety bond transportation of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Transition Period protocol quality control transportation 100 mg of THC per package California Public Records Act paper inserted into the packaging small product packaging online licensing system security and cannabis waste disposal Proposed Section 40133 Licensee Lookup Tool 2020 laws Premises Diagram compliance with local jurisdiction capsules commercial cannabis activity periods of 90 days extensions waste management laws annual license application entry into the legal, regulated market licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) no infusion of alcohol cannabis training vape cartridges Temporary Cannabis Event identity of the product Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Percentage of ownership Moisture Content Testing cannabis adult-use products Proposition 65 manned motor vehicle cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) disclosure of all criminal convictions manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 2020 new laws public Licensee Lookup Tool Completed Temporary License Application Form three state cannabis-licensing authorities Manufacturing (non-volatile) shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit M-licensees Physical address definition of owner scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Live Scans for each owner government warning statement label Local Authorization medicinal commercial cannabis activity diagram of the business’s layout local jurisdiction authorization hydrocarbon-based solvents waste disposal infusion cannabis waste medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package transportation and security packaging and labeling requirements required limits allergen information cannabis industries 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market persons 21 years of age or older Labor peace agreement Industrial Hemp Advisory Board shared-use manufacturing facilities Cannabinoids Testing alcoholic beverages 2020 revisions Operating Procedures manufacturer's name Financial Interest secondary packaging retailers Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Mechanical Foreign Material Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Business Information period of 120 days evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises contaminants Local Jurisdictions health claims Form # CDPH-9041 onsite consumption of cannabis goods sanitary and hazard-free environment Edibles– Products commercial kitchens packaging CDPH-issued universal symbol Financial information Cannabis Manufacturing evidence of rehabilitation Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) local jurisdiction’s requirements Track and Trace supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products dried flower 120 days storage of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package property for the commercial cannabis activity THC levels topicals exit packaging Mycotoxins Testing stickers CDTFA seller’s permit 2020 recent news sugar packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensed cannabis manufacturers Fingerprints licensing cannabis distributors commercial cannabis manufacturing activity manufacture cannabis products M-license Application Checklist convicted of a substantially related crime local jurisdiction licensed cannabis distributors purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Type S share facility space 2020 issues Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 motor carrier permit disposal ownership premises is not within a Government MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH sales of cannabis goods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Category I Residual Pesticides Testing California Department of Public Health microbusinesses Temporary event up to 4 days Licensees manufacturing practices Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Arranging for laboratory testing product formulation Distributor transport Vehicle Requirements highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin informational panel regulatory framework member manager sanitary workplaces Heavy Metals Testing inventory Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) MCSB 2020 fines Personnel Requirements Retailer (nonstorefront) 2020 proposed changes finished product an officer or director of a cannabis business distributors compliance with regulations cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale nonlaboratory quality control testing lab immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery packaging and labeling 2020 updates extracts Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Microbusiness no added caffeine product guidelines Terpenoids Testing conducting quality assurance review persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business medicinal and adult-use or both markets A-license and an M-license licensed physical location (premises) recordkeeping workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control good manufacturing practices Identifying information medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing testing of cannabis goods edible products supply chain manufacturing exception for testing laboratories Bond and Insurance Information public health and safety operating procedures cannabis cultivation licensing Local Authorization Attachment 2020 important information amount of sodium Temporary License Application 2020 compliance Butane/Hexane/Propane California Department of Public Health (CDPH) mandated warning statements written procedures for inventory control LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS pre-made or purchased equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Cultivation less than 10,000 testing laboratories Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division labeling investment into a commercial cannabis business 2020 problems manufacturing activities Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control medicinal and adult-use markets secondary package re-sealable valid waiver Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) tinctures basic nutritional information operating premises certified by a California-licensed engineer licensing cannabis microbusinesses access to the area(s) CO2 and ethanol extractions potentially-hazardous foods Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles A-license 600-foot radius of a school manufacturers who package for other producers three cannabis licensing authorities laboratory quality assurance Owner Retailer (Type 10) and more.

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

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