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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 tinctures annual license application payable to the state of California Terpenoids Testing evidence of rehabilitation Vehicle Requirements Local Authorization Attachment regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California ownership premises is not within a Government shipping manifest A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity highly-concentrated oils or waxes primary panel requirements contaminants manufacturers who package for other producers tamper-evident vape cartridges opaque exit package temporary license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing financial interest holder Physical address list of artificial food colorings 2018 problems extracts The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) some nutritional facts manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) secondary package cannabis event organizer license online licensing system informational panel Cannabinoids Testing child-resistant outer package Heavy Metals Testing Transport vehicles alarm system onsite consumption of cannabis goods onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods packaging periods of 90 days extensions Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) definition of owner 2018 important information track and trace system finished product Carbon Dioxide (CO2) pre-made or purchased CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturer's name Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cannabis cultivation licensing license review process immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery small product packaging Retailer (nonstorefront) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) A-license Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates surety bond MCSB’s temporary license application inventory 2018 revisions disposal and destruction methods commercial cannabis 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manufacturing cannabis products Distributor Transport Only Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 600 foot radius of a school sampling standards managing member Labor peace agreement Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensing cannabis retailers written procedures for inventory control ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation disposal manufacturing practices Financial information Retailer (Type 10) entry into the legal, regulated market Transition Period convicted of a substantially related crime testing of cannabis goods labeling extraction an officer or director of a cannabis business investment into a commercial cannabis business licensing cannabis distributors topicals Licensee Lookup Tool persons 21 years of age or older capsules microbusinesses waste disposal volatile solvent security Percentage of ownership Temporary License Application Information edible products Completed Temporary License Application Form Moisture Content Testing commercial cannabis manufacturers waste management laws 2018 new laws storage of cannabis goods Proposition 65 retailers 2018 regulations motor carrier permit Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Track and Trace 2018 recent news exception for testing laboratories paper inserted into the packaging laboratory quality assurance persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Seller’s permit number sales of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Live Scans for each owner cannabis sales and/or consumption Ethanol 100 mg of THC per package Local Issuing Authority 2018 fines supply chain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensed cannabis distributors MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH allergen information loan provided to a commercial cannabis business regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity recordkeeping M-licensees cannabis plants licensing cannabis third-party testing 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hydrocarbon-based solvents local jurisdiction MCSB Proposed Section 40133 chain of custody product as a candy prohibited packaging and labeling requirements no infusion of nicotine licensing scheme Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products commercial cannabis manufacturing Manufacturing (non-volatile) property for the commercial cannabis activity licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers California Public Records Act Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 600-foot radius of a school contaminant free local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations identity of the product comply with all packaging and labeling requirements medicinal and adult-use markets transportation quality control Criminal History period of 120 days product formulation Premises Diagram Licensee Information compliance with local jurisdiction Business Organizational manned motor vehicle emergency regulations hang tag or a peel-back label Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety 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concentrate Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2018 proposed changes designated structure Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch packaging and labeling labels not be attractive local jurisdiction’s requirements protocol public Licensee Lookup Tool Owner Bond in the amount of $5,000 re-sealable cannabis training unique ID/batch number Category I Residual Pesticides Testing good manufacturing practices commercial cannabis products testing laboratories licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises state cannabis licensing supplemental label potentially-hazardous foods premises diagram and more.

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

Last updated on March 20, 2018

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