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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 Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Local Issuing Authority Live Scans for each owner testing lab manufacturer's name manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) exception for testing laboratories transportation Personnel Requirements California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Application Checklist commercial cannabis manufacturing in California product formulation inventory and quality control sugar required limits Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Track and Trace potentially-hazardous foods LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS testing laboratories Foreign Material Testing manufacturers who package for other producers Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch CO2 and ethanol extractions exit packaging A-licensees Distributor Transport Only MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Water/Food-grade Dry Ice disposal and destruction methods waste disposal 2019 updates MCSB 2019 revisions conditional license manufacturing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 2019 problems secondary packaging 2019 recent news commercial kitchens compliance with regulations packaging Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 2019 fines CDTFA seller’s permit health claims regulatory framework The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) procedures for inventory control 2019 resolutions commercial cannabis products Business Organizational convicted of a substantially related crime Industrial Hemp Advisory Board licensed physical location (premises) amount of THC content packaging and labeling requirements Vehicle Requirements shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company consumption of alcohol or tobacco at least 20% ownership interest Retailer (nonstorefront) A-license and an M-license ownership premises is not within a Government Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) infusion medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing period of 120 days regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Terpenoids Testing medicinal and adult-use or both markets regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Form # CDPH-9041 supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products concentrate limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Temporary License Application manufacturing cannabis products 120 days hang tag or a peel-back label manufacturing practices Labor peace agreement product as a candy prohibited capsules Category II Residual Pesticides Testing edibles packaging opaque annual license application activity for a period of 120 days sales of cannabis goods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin small product packaging Local Authorization Cannabinoids Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Arranging for laboratory testing managing member distributors Bond in the amount of $5,000 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act comply with all packaging and labeling requirements testing of cannabis goods M-licensees licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises carbohydrates and fat per serving tinctures Licensee Lookup Tool limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving at least 99% purity inhalable cannabis no added caffeine Temporary event up to 4 days unique ID/batch number CDPH-issued universal symbol entry into the legal, regulated market Transition Period child-resistant packaging sampling standards pre-made or purchased amount of sodium manufacturing activities local jurisdiction’s requirements edible products California Department of Public Health Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) shipping manifest Business Information manned motor vehicle purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands cannabis market workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Criminal History licensing cannabis microbusinesses shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation retailers Percentage of ownership onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods quality control persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 2019 regulations topicals transport cannabis goods to retailer extracts manufacture cannabis products Transport vehicles alarm system hydrocarbon-based solvents Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Butane/Hexane/Propane operating premises commercial cannabis manufacturing Food-grade Butter/Oil Distributor transport Licensees basic nutritional information cannabis adult-use products payable to the state of California equity interest in a commercial cannabis business packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls aggregate interest of 20% or more local jurisdiction authorization 600-foot radius of a school evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Local Jurisdictions medicinal and adult-use markets Individual Owner 2019 compliance cannabis industries track and trace system financial interest holder recordkeeping Manufacturing (non-volatile) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale local jurisdiction health impacts of cannabis cannabis event organizer license the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Premises diagram commercial cannabis manufacturers waste management laws adult-use commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing compliance with local jurisdiction licensed cannabis manufacturers 600 foot radius of a school secured area 2019 important information product guidelines persons 21 years of age or older microbusinesses disposal transportation of cannabis goods supplemental label three cannabis licensing authorities no infusion of alcohol Seller’s permit number 2019 new laws inventory identity of the product local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations The California Department of Public Health's security and cannabis waste disposal evidence of rehabilitation no infusion of nicotine Carbon Dioxide (CO2) destruction of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 Temporary License Application Information packaging and labeling state cannabis licensing opaque exit package minimum standards for extraction processes THC levels valid waiver three state cannabis-licensing authorities vape cartridges 100 mg of THC per package MCSB’s temporary license application loop system CDPH-9041 structure and formation documents The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) contaminants 2019 laws public Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis plants Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Premises Diagram 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Edibles– Products Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing mandated warning statements Financial Interest M-license supply chain paper inserted into the packaging must enter certain events periods of 90 days extensions Type S share facility space storage of cannabis goods Licensee Information Microbusiness Local Authorization Attachment final form licensing cannabis retailers allergen information California Public Records Act licensed premises Temporary Cannabis Event transportation and security Moisture Content Testing temporary license surety bond laboratory quality assurance Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 premises diagram labels not be attractive diagram of the business’s layout delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods tobacco products definition of owner labeling licensed cannabis cultivators sanitary workplaces commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturing activity child-resistant outer package Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis cultivation licensing extraction property for the commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories security remove THC/CBD Heavy Metals Testing Identifying information ingredient list Cultivation less than 10,000 Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) license review process written procedures for inventory control sanitary and hazard-free environment some nutritional facts highly-concentrated oils or waxes Mechanical alcoholic beverages cannabis training good manufacturing practices Operating Procedures Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) list of artificial food colorings conducting quality assurance review Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Premises Information cannabis sales and/or consumption government warning statement label public health and safety stickers Owner secondary package re-sealable emergency regulations cultivation Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control licensing scheme Completed Temporary License Application Form an officer or director of a cannabis business Category I Residual Pesticides Testing medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch testing methods nonlaboratory quality control certified by a California-licensed engineer contaminant free licensed cannabis distributors 2019 issues operating procedures motor carrier permit CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL volatile solvent cannabis cartoons meat and seafood, and other products informational panel primary panel requirements Proposed Section 40133 Mycotoxins Testing protocol amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package online licensing system dried flower investment into a commercial cannabis business disclosure of all criminal convictions finished product Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) medicinal commercial cannabis activity Retailer (Type 10) Fingerprints cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) A-license Bond and Insurance Information onsite consumption of cannabis goods cannabis waste requiring refrigeration transporting cannabis goods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers shared-use manufacturing facilities Financial information Ethanol tamper-evident Proposition 65 chain of custody 2019 proposed changes member manager access to the area(s) licensing cannabis distributors Physical address separate applications Cannabis Manufacturing designated structure and more.

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


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