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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 pre-made or purchased conditional license licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises commercial cannabis manufacturers testing lab Industrial Hemp Advisory Board equity interest in a commercial cannabis business transportation Retailer (nonstorefront) Retailer (Type 10) Mechanical basic nutritional information an officer or director of a cannabis business Owner Track and Trace Edibles– Products Temporary License Application Information structure and formation documents periods of 90 days extensions small product packaging CDTFA seller’s permit Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) product formulation shipping manifest testing methods licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers property for the commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis distributors Local Jurisdictions capsules Fingerprints adult-use commercial cannabis activity Bond in the amount of $5,000 storage of cannabis goods The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) temporary license Cannabinoids Testing waste disposal potentially-hazardous foods primary panel requirements A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Personnel Requirements public health and safety transportation and security labeling Ethanol public Licensee Lookup Tool LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market 2020 laws informational panel re-sealable 2020 updates paper inserted into the packaging laboratory quality assurance surety bond Distributor Transport Only Licensee Lookup Tool investment into a commercial cannabis business shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit conducting quality assurance review Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) edible products medicinal and adult-use or both markets valid waiver medicinal commercial cannabis activity transportation of cannabis goods license review process evidence of rehabilitation commercial cannabis products Premises Diagram Proposition 65 Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products ingredient list highly-concentrated oils or waxes Temporary event up to 4 days Transition Period Proposed Section 40133 licensing cannabis retailers commercial cannabis manufacturing minimum standards for extraction processes aggregate interest of 20% or more final form at least 20% ownership interest Financial information cannabis plants Seller’s permit number chain of custody loop system California Public Records Act online licensing system security Premises Information cannabis cultivation licensing Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) meat and seafood, and other products premises diagram hydrocarbon-based solvents 100 mg of THC per package Mycotoxins Testing manned motor vehicle MCSB’s temporary license application cannabis training M-licensees distributors Terpenoids Testing volatile solvent Cultivation less than 10,000 quality control 600-foot radius of a school M-license Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control mandated warning statements manufacturing practices 2020 issues Distributor transport state cannabis licensing manufacturers who package for other producers motor carrier permit activity for a period of 120 days regulatory framework supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products medicinal and adult-use markets microbusinesses transporting cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Vehicle Requirements tobacco products licensed cannabis distributors testing laboratories Live Scans for each owner extracts Water/Food-grade Dry Ice emergency regulations unique ID/batch number Transport vehicles alarm system persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business contaminant free period of 120 days hang tag or a peel-back label inventory and quality control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) opaque exit package security and cannabis waste disposal BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL California Department of Public Health (CDPH) tinctures manufacturing amount of THC content financial interest holder Foreign Material Testing Application Checklist member manager Arranging for laboratory testing dried flower medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity sanitary and hazard-free environment Heavy Metals Testing topicals limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving required limits cannabis market cannabis event organizer license retailers cultivation Operating Procedures local jurisdiction’s requirements child-resistant outer package commercial cannabis manufacturing in California packaging access to the area(s) carbohydrates and fat per serving certified by a 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revisions CDPH-issued universal symbol cannabis cartoons regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis A-license and an M-license regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2020 proposed changes annual license application must enter certain events Moisture Content Testing sales of cannabis goods tamper-evident finished product sampling standards no added caffeine Percentage of ownership local jurisdiction licensing cannabis microbusinesses Bond and Insurance Information cannabis adult-use products amount of sodium no infusion of nicotine diagram of the business’s layout allergen information The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) licensed physical location (premises) Temporary License Application 2020 new laws no infusion of alcohol government warning statement label nonlaboratory quality control 2020 compliance Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licensing scheme Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) local jurisdiction authorization Business Information Completed Temporary License Application Form identity of the product exception for testing laboratories manufacturing activities 2020 regulations stickers Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin A-licensees 600 foot radius of a school Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Physical address 2020 important information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Local Issuing Authority extraction some nutritional facts disclosure of all criminal convictions testing of cannabis goods CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis sales and/or consumption Licensee Information Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) CO2 and ethanol extractions Financial Interest A-license evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH supply chain limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Local Authorization Food-grade Butter/Oil 2020 problems protocol 120 days 2020 fines product guidelines the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) consumption of alcohol or tobacco Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) child-resistant packaging Cannabis Manufacturing licensed cannabis manufacturers written procedures for inventory control commercial cannabis manufacturing activity sugar immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Category II Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturer's name compliance with local jurisdiction packaging and labeling Premises diagram Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing shared-use manufacturing facilities requiring refrigeration 2020 recent news vape cartridges cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Microbusiness secondary package licensed cannabis cultivators disposal and destruction methods scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Carbon Dioxide (CO2) at least 99% purity procedures for inventory control Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale convicted of a substantially related crime health claims alcoholic beverages Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Butane/Hexane/Propane Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Business Organizational three state cannabis-licensing authorities manufacture cannabis products CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Individual Owner transport cannabis goods to retailer entry into the legal, regulated market packaging and labeling requirements and more.

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


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