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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 100 mg of THC per package loop system 120 days cultivation Proposed Section 40133 sampling standards Type S share facility space at least 99% purity product formulation concentrate licensed physical location (premises) health claims identity of the product manufacturing manufacture cannabis products dried flower licensing cannabis retailers Vehicle Requirements storage of cannabis goods The California Department of Public Health's A-license and an M-license edibles packaging opaque compliance with regulations loan provided to a commercial cannabis business volatile solvent regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Temporary License Application supply chain public Licensee Lookup Tool disposal local jurisdiction’s requirements nonlaboratory quality control diagram of the business’s layout 2018 compliance workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2018 issues cannabis cartoons activity for a period of 120 days CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2018 proposed changes temporary license security Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates opaque exit package Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) extracts unique ID/batch number conditional license Local Issuing Authority sugar cannabis training Manufacturing (non-volatile) health impacts of cannabis medicinal and adult-use or both markets inventory and quality control 2018 regulations shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company online licensing system licensing cannabis distributors Individual Owner Local Authorization informational panel licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Temporary event up to 4 days ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensed cannabis distributors re-sealable access to the area(s) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Foreign Material Testing adult-use commercial cannabis activity exit packaging secured area cannabis sales and/or consumption destruction of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products emergency regulations hang tag or a peel-back label government warning statement label disposal and destruction methods license review process manufacturing cannabis products transport cannabis goods to retailer infusion purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands commercial cannabis products Live Scans for each owner product guidelines sanitary workplaces minimum standards for extraction processes manufacturer's name commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Temporary License Application Information highly-concentrated oils or waxes capsules valid waiver distributors CDPH-issued universal symbol transportation and security motor carrier permit managing member entry into the legal, regulated market licensed premises inventory Proposition 65 licensing scheme quality control Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch ownership premises is not within a Government cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale cannabis event organizer license THC levels ingredient list Premises Diagram pre-made or purchased no infusion of nicotine allergen information Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Criminal History product as a candy prohibited operating procedures Cultivation less than 10,000 Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods waste management laws tamper-evident testing laboratories testing lab cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) no infusion of alcohol recordkeeping protocol A-license aggregate interest of 20% or more regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California required limits transportation of cannabis goods 2018 laws onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods an officer or director of a cannabis business licensing cannabis microbusinesses Microbusiness public health and safety cannabis market conducting quality assurance review Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Seller’s permit number Distributor Transport Only limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving California Department of Public Health good manufacturing practices CDTFA seller’s permit Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 persons 21 years of age or older property for the commercial cannabis activity evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises packaging and labeling requirements Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) M-licensees Transport vehicles alarm system Completed Temporary License Application Form Form # CDPH-9041 Owner transportation designated structure Distributor transport periods of 90 days extensions Financial Interest packaging and labeling The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2018 resolutions period of 120 days 2018 new laws basic nutritional information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) amount of THC content Personnel Requirements must enter certain events extraction Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) evidence of rehabilitation sanitary and hazard-free environment manufacturing activities structure and formation documents Percentage of ownership licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises stickers meat and seafood, and other products topicals Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act medicinal and adult-use markets 2018 important information Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation 600-foot radius of a school waste disposal three state cannabis-licensing authorities inhalable cannabis labels not be attractive Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products edible products shipping manifest Track and Trace Premises diagram CO2 and ethanol extractions Terpenoids Testing cannabis cultivation licensing cannabis waste Application Checklist manufacturing practices procedures for inventory control Moisture Content Testing MCSB’s temporary license application written procedures for inventory control equity interest in a commercial cannabis business microbusinesses medicinal commercial cannabis activity commercial kitchens Mycotoxins Testing Licensees A-licensees onsite consumption of cannabis goods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch supplemental label testing of cannabis goods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 labeling surety bond small product packaging A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity secondary package primary panel requirements investment into a commercial cannabis business track and trace system M-license Local Authorization Attachment the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) child-resistant outer package mandated warning statements security and cannabis waste disposal consumption of alcohol or tobacco state cannabis licensing potentially-hazardous foods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Local Jurisdictions regulatory framework commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Edibles– Products laboratory quality assurance local jurisdiction compliance with local jurisdiction CDPH-9041 final form commercial cannabis manufacturers licensed cannabis manufacturers Transition Period contaminant free California Public Records Act local jurisdiction authorization Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) alcoholic beverages 600 foot radius of a school 2018 recent news Business Organizational Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Bond in the amount of $5,000 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing child-resistant packaging convicted of a substantially related crime disclosure of all criminal convictions contaminants CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Physical address cannabis industries MCSB 2018 fines three cannabis licensing authorities Retailer (Type 10) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity manned motor vehicle Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division 2018 revisions vape cartridges packaging Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control cannabis plants definition of owner Premises Information comply with all packaging and labeling requirements at least 20% ownership interest Retailer (nonstorefront) operating premises medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Cannabinoids Testing highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Operating Procedures California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Fingerprints financial interest holder persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Arranging for laboratory testing finished product The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) premises diagram Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Financial information BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturers who package for other producers Temporary Cannabis Event requiring refrigeration secondary packaging Industrial Hemp Advisory Board certified by a California-licensed engineer packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls sales of cannabis goods no added caffeine Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Extractions using CO2 Licensee Lookup Tool tobacco products tinctures some nutritional facts list of artificial food colorings Category II Residual Pesticides Testing local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations member manager Mechanical medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together chain of custody Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 paper inserted into the packaging testing methods hydrocarbon-based solvents 2018 updates transporting cannabis goods annual license application Labor peace agreement retailers Ethanol commercial cannabis manufacturing amount of sodium Cannabis Manufacturing Licensee Information Butane/Hexane/Propane shared-use manufacturing facilities separate applications Business Information Identifying information shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit remove THC/CBD Heavy Metals Testing payable to the state of California Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensed cannabis cultivators exception for testing laboratories Food-grade Butter/Oil Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 2018 problems Bond and Insurance Information carbohydrates and fat per serving 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS and more.

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


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