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

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


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