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

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


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