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

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

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