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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:



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

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


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