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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 Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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

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