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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:



Resources:
Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Temporary License Application Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 CO2 and ethanol extractions opaque exit package medicinal and adult-use or both markets Heavy Metals Testing finished product 2021 compliance sanitary and hazard-free environment testing lab The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) list of artificial food colorings stickers persons 21 years of age or older amount of THC content secured area Track and Trace emergency regulations Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch health impacts of cannabis written procedures for inventory control cannabis sales and/or consumption investment into a commercial cannabis business labeling California Public Records Act online licensing system dried flower Temporary event up to 4 days 2021 issues packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls MCSB Licensee Information tobacco products alcoholic beverages operating premises cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale no added caffeine regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) cannabis industries commercial cannabis activity Form # CDPH-9041 Local Jurisdictions 100 mg of THC per package Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) annual license application operating procedures Food-grade Butter/Oil Local Issuing Authority Proposed Section 40133 Temporary Cannabis Event period of 120 days local jurisdiction laboratory quality assurance manufacturing cannabis products 2021 fines Distributor Transport Only evidence of rehabilitation manufacturers who package for other producers Transition Period commercial cannabis manufacturing in California allergen information Premises Diagram manned motor vehicle edibles packaging opaque tamper-evident Proposition 65 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 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manufacturing activities Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Cultivation less than 10,000 equity interest in a commercial cannabis business workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control sampling standards Financial Interest Extractions using CO2 Local Authorization Attachment manufacturing Seller’s permit number Financial information Business Information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 600 foot radius of a school security and cannabis waste disposal product guidelines cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) manufacturing practices compliance with regulations Cannabis Manufacturing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing retailers edible products Distributor transport infusion Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Premises diagram exception for testing laboratories periods of 90 days extensions public health and safety inventory CDTFA seller’s permit Live Scans for each owner disposal surety bond commercial kitchens Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) vape cartridges commercial cannabis manufacturers Completed Temporary License Application Form Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Physical address 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market security Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) transport cannabis goods to retailer Mechanical temporary license conditional license Moisture Content Testing Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing must enter certain events Local Authorization conducting quality assurance review ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products extraction remove THC/CBD paper inserted into the packaging licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises financial interest holder Business Organizational cultivation CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2021 new laws Manufacturing (non-volatile) persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business licensed physical location (premises) transportation and security property for the commercial cannabis activity storage of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacturer's name amount of sodium limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Arranging for laboratory testing product as a candy prohibited tinctures regulatory framework informational panel diagram of the business’s layout unique ID/batch number Type S share facility space child-resistant outer package 2021 updates at least 20% ownership interest aggregate interest of 20% or more Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) testing laboratories medicinal commercial cannabis activity public Licensee Lookup Tool meat and seafood, and other products motor carrier permit topicals California Department of Public Health Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing contaminants Retailer (nonstorefront) at least 99% purity nonlaboratory quality control supplemental label ownership premises is not within a Government Butane/Hexane/Propane local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations mandated warning statements LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Carbon Dioxide (CO2) concentrate sugar secondary package loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL structure and formation documents Industrial Hemp Advisory Board compliance with local jurisdiction Premises Information Transport vehicles alarm system MCSB’s temporary license application supply chain Category I Residual Pesticides Testing separate applications Temporary License Application Information cannabis plants transportation of cannabis goods Vehicle Requirements good manufacturing practices comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Ethanol ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods potentially-hazardous foods pre-made or purchased Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Edibles– Products 2021 resolutions medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity carbohydrates and fat per serving Labor peace agreement Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 CDPH-issued universal symbol limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories manufacture cannabis products packaging quality control identity of the product licensed cannabis manufacturers Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products access to the area(s) THC levels cannabis waste Water/Food-grade Dry Ice commercial cannabis manufacturing activity waste management laws hang tag or a peel-back label final form licensed premises evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 120 days M-license Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) child-resistant packaging packaging and labeling requirements destruction of cannabis goods extracts Cannabinoids Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing required limits 600-foot radius of a school Licensees 2021 laws The California Department of Public Health's waste disposal no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use markets licensing scheme valid waiver shared-use manufacturing facilities cannabis market Application Checklist Licensee Lookup Tool contaminant free ingredient list medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Mycotoxins Testing and more.

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


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