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

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


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