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

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


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