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

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


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