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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 re-sealable Category II Residual Pesticides Testing CDTFA seller’s permit Temporary License Application certified by a California-licensed engineer Owner Temporary Cannabis Event Bond in the amount of $5,000 regulatory framework annual license application definition of owner must enter certain events some nutritional facts California Department of Public Health Business Organizational exit packaging product as a candy prohibited Premises Information Financial Interest allergen information access to the area(s) protocol M-licensees Local Jurisdictions convicted of a substantially related crime 2020 problems ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) supplemental label licensed premises Completed Temporary License Application Form CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2020 fines supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Transition Period ownership premises is not within a Government entry into the legal, regulated market Type S share facility space tamper-evident sugar testing of cannabis goods shared-use manufacturing facilities licensing scheme volatile solvent packaging and labeling Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch compliance with local jurisdiction Track and Trace local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations secondary packaging dried flower licensing cannabis distributors Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis waste licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Proposed Section 40133 2020 updates comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Application Checklist Operating Procedures transportation and security 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Foreign Material Testing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business child-resistant packaging surety bond separate applications amount of sodium infusion small product packaging licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Personnel Requirements packaging financial interest holder vape cartridges licensing cannabis retailers CDPH-9041 Retailer (Type 10) cannabis event organizer license A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity disposal and destruction methods quality control primary panel requirements licensed cannabis distributors 2020 regulations stickers manufacturer's name Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing public health and safety CDPH-issued universal symbol manned motor vehicle distributors topicals limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates manufacturers who package for other producers Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) commercial cannabis manufacturing in California A-license and an M-license public Licensee Lookup Tool Edibles– Products Bond and Insurance Information California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Temporary event up to 4 days Category I Residual Pesticides Testing M-license health impacts of cannabis good manufacturing practices labeling requiring refrigeration operating premises Local Authorization cannabis cultivation licensing Transport vehicles alarm system pre-made or purchased A-licensees extraction no infusion of nicotine cannabis adult-use products purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands contaminants Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) waste disposal no added caffeine Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods diagram of the business’s layout Individual Owner California Public Records Act paper inserted into the packaging Licensees Distributor Transport Only Industrial Hemp Advisory Board packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package aggregate interest of 20% or more alcoholic beverages manufacturing activities recordkeeping compliance with regulations security Retailer (nonstorefront) Identifying information sanitary and hazard-free environment at least 99% purity Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products highly-concentrated oils or waxes procedures for inventory control A-license no infusion of alcohol loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Live Scans for each owner informational panel local jurisdiction’s requirements local jurisdiction authorization cannabis plants Terpenoids Testing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Vehicle Requirements Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Local Issuing Authority state cannabis licensing cultivation designated structure cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Business Information commercial cannabis manufacturing The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licensed physical location (premises) inhalable cannabis Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act manufacture cannabis products cannabis training supply chain minimum standards for extraction processes licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises list of artificial food colorings Licensee Lookup Tool regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 laboratory quality assurance Form # CDPH-9041 secured area onsite consumption of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) at least 20% ownership interest cannabis market limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Premises diagram Fingerprints adult-use commercial cannabis activity sampling standards carbohydrates and fat per serving hang tag or a peel-back label license review process Mechanical Percentage of ownership managing member an officer or director of a cannabis business government warning statement label online licensing system destruction of cannabis goods CO2 and ethanol extractions local jurisdiction required limits delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Premises Diagram mandated warning statements medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together shipping manifest immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery amount of THC content evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Cultivation less than 10,000 transportation of cannabis goods Labor peace agreement Physical address product formulation hydrocarbon-based solvents microbusinesses 100 mg of THC per package Microbusiness medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing licensed cannabis manufacturers packaging and labeling requirements written procedures for inventory control waste management laws labels not be attractive disclosure of all criminal convictions Food-grade Butter/Oil track and trace system persons 21 years of age or older contaminant free evidence of rehabilitation valid waiver remove THC/CBD edible products Temporary License Application Information capsules basic nutritional information Licensee Information 2020 issues payable to the state of California regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Proposition 65 Ethanol health claims emergency regulations opaque exit package shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company meat and seafood, and other products sanitary workplaces 2020 revisions cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity cannabis cartoons consumption of alcohol or tobacco 2020 new laws conditional license finished product Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) THC levels commercial cannabis products disposal Heavy Metals Testing investment into a commercial cannabis business inventory and quality control secondary package manufacturing practices edibles packaging opaque shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) tinctures 2020 important information chain of custody exception for testing laboratories Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Manufacturing (non-volatile) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control unique ID/batch number Cannabis Manufacturing MCSB Mycotoxins Testing licensing cannabis microbusinesses property for the commercial cannabis activity periods of 90 days extensions 600-foot radius of a school identity of the product child-resistant outer package Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch inventory final form storage of cannabis goods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS tobacco products testing lab Extractions using CO2 extracts licensed cannabis cultivators three state cannabis-licensing authorities product guidelines concentrate Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) MCSB’s temporary license application three cannabis licensing authorities scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) 600 foot radius of a school member manager 2020 compliance motor carrier permit period of 120 days Local Authorization Attachment ingredient list transport cannabis goods to retailer sales of cannabis goods the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) 2020 recent news commercial kitchens security and cannabis waste disposal commercial cannabis manufacturers Arranging for laboratory testing transporting cannabis goods cannabis sales and/or consumption highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin medicinal commercial cannabis activity Butane/Hexane/Propane 2020 laws premises diagram Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles transportation BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Cannabinoids Testing The California Department of Public Health's operating procedures medicinal and adult-use markets Distributor transport manufacturing cannabis products Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) medicinal and adult-use or both markets conducting quality assurance review 2020 proposed changes medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Seller’s permit number structure and formation documents manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 2020 resolutions 120 days Moisture Content Testing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) temporary license potentially-hazardous foods testing laboratories manufacturing Criminal History commercial cannabis activity testing methods retailers nonlaboratory quality control cannabis industries Financial information LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS loop system and more.

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

Last updated on January 15, 2020

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