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 CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Bond in the amount of $5,000 CDTFA seller’s permit security sales of cannabis goods 2020 proposed changes cannabis cartoons cannabis event organizer license 2020 issues Local Jurisdictions manufacturing practices transport cannabis goods to retailer 120 days hydrocarbon-based solvents contaminants licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cannabis adult-use products Seller’s permit number inhalable cannabis Temporary License Application CDPH-issued universal symbol testing of cannabis goods product guidelines tamper-evident shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company shared-use manufacturing facilities medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Proposed Section 40133 Cannabis Manufacturing The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) structure and formation 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Requirements transportation and security delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods loop system Manufacturing (non-volatile) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity convicted of a substantially related crime separate applications Licensee Lookup Tool LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Completed Temporary License Application Form persons 21 years of age or older Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) disclosure of all criminal convictions chain of custody commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Local Authorization Attachment temporary license disposal packaging and labeling Local Authorization minimum standards for extraction processes annual license application cannabis plants CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing diagram of the business’s layout sampling standards Mycotoxins Testing inventory Temporary event up to 4 days tinctures entry into the legal, regulated market operating premises Operating Procedures meat and seafood, and other products Ethanol regulatory framework scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 100 mg of THC per package exception for testing laboratories written procedures for inventory control good manufacturing practices Business Organizational Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 amount of sodium ingredient list shipping manifest track and trace system opaque exit package pre-made or purchased payable to the state of California disposal and destruction methods Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) local jurisdiction’s requirements The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) transportation of cannabis goods workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing child-resistant outer package 2020 updates shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit cannabis sales and/or consumption 600-foot radius of a school financial interest holder health impacts of cannabis consumption of alcohol or tobacco surety 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Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control microbusinesses exit packaging child-resistant packaging 2020 new laws activity for a period of 120 days Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 2020 laws packaging and labeling requirements finished product licensing cannabis retailers licensed cannabis cultivators extracts BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL conducting quality assurance review testing laboratories highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Financial information labels not be attractive testing lab A-licensees cannabis training California Public Records Act comply with all packaging and labeling requirements premises diagram remove THC/CBD concentrate supply chain 2020 regulations Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Mechanical California Department of Public Health manufacturing basic nutritional information Foreign Material Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch waste disposal topicals sanitary and hazard-free environment commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Application Checklist primary panel requirements ownership premises is not within a Government secondary packaging MCSB 2020 problems emergency regulations manned motor vehicle MCSB’s temporary license application Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles contaminant free waste management laws CO2 and ethanol extractions M-license at least 99% purity licensed physical location (premises) highly-concentrated oils or waxes Industrial Hemp Advisory Board transportation licensed cannabis manufacturers an officer or director of a cannabis business aggregate interest of 20% or more 2020 resolutions supplemental label motor carrier permit M-licensees Vehicle Requirements Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 procedures for inventory control Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 600 foot radius of a school public Licensee Lookup Tool limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Labor peace agreement manufacturing cannabis products Terpenoids Testing regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis security and cannabis waste disposal tobacco products packaging health claims product as a candy prohibited ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package commercial cannabis products 2020 recent news ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Criminal History CDPH-9041 manufacturing activities evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises manufacturer's name access to the area(s) storage of cannabis goods persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Distributor Transport Only requiring refrigeration 2020 fines Premises diagram medicinal and adult-use or both markets sanitary workplaces allergen information Track and Trace definition of owner required limits destruction of cannabis goods labeling licensing cannabis microbusinesses licensed cannabis distributors Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing license review process inventory and quality control distributors Food-grade Butter/Oil online licensing system commercial kitchens Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensing scheme managing member no added caffeine final form Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Temporary Cannabis Event nonlaboratory quality control local jurisdiction authorization product formulation some nutritional facts designated structure Live Scans for each owner must enter certain events manufacturers who package for other producers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act The California Department of Public Health's stickers Carbon Dioxide (CO2) commercial cannabis manufacturers and more.

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

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