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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
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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