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

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

Last updated on July 12, 2018

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