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

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

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