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

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


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