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

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


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