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

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


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