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

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


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