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

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


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