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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

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

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

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

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

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