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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 product formulation microbusinesses cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Personnel Requirements certified by a California-licensed engineer commercial kitchens A-license and an M-license Form # CDPH-9041 Mechanical regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California labels not be attractive online licensing system sugar Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Heavy Metals Testing valid waiver inhalable cannabis ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS recordkeeping Licensees Cannabinoids Testing chain of custody shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises protocol Application Checklist Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division tobacco products 600-foot radius of a school M-licensees extracts Foreign Material Testing list of artificial food colorings basic nutritional information secondary packaging inventory and quality control track and trace system testing of cannabis goods Vehicle Requirements manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licensed cannabis distributors transportation Individual Owner The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2023 compliance amount of sodium Local Authorization conditional license 2023 regulations medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products sampling standards an officer or director of a cannabis business written procedures for inventory control contaminants A-licensees licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers operating premises payable to the state of California Labor peace agreement separate applications medicinal commercial cannabis activity cannabis cartoons cannabis event organizer license potentially-hazardous foods shipping manifest cannabis training local jurisdiction security and cannabis waste disposal Temporary License Application commercial cannabis products purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) concentrate structure and formation documents vape cartridges shared-use manufacturing facilities license review process some nutritional facts Distributor transport licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories cannabis industries extraction Licensee Information tinctures state cannabis licensing compliance with local jurisdiction carbohydrates and fat per serving amount of THC content manufacturing 2023 problems ownership premises is not within a Government loop system LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Financial information emergency regulations Transition Period supplemental label no added caffeine Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) secured area activity for a period of 120 days manufacturers who package for other producers public Licensee Lookup Tool transportation of cannabis goods Type S share facility space CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing child-resistant outer package ingredient list Retailer (nonstorefront) tamper-evident Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Transport vehicles alarm system CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturer's name infusion transportation and security consumption of alcohol or tobacco MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH premises diagram comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) commercial cannabis manufacturing requiring refrigeration licensing cannabis distributors cultivation cannabis sales and/or consumption child-resistant packaging adult-use commercial cannabis activity CDPH-9041 licensing cannabis retailers Identifying information Track and Trace manned motor vehicle Local Authorization Attachment California Public Records Act Premises Diagram supply chain security Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles mandated warning statements persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business waste management laws 120 days Licensee Lookup Tool Ethanol licensing cannabis microbusinesses final form temporary license medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing inventory managing member Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) annual license application Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) THC levels Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act 2023 important information workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Business Information minimum standards for extraction processes topicals entry into the legal, regulated market disposal and destruction methods product as a candy prohibited highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin periods of 90 days extensions testing laboratories 600 foot radius of a school health impacts of cannabis at least 99% purity investment into a commercial cannabis business Cannabis Manufacturing Carbon Dioxide (CO2) storage of cannabis goods Fingerprints secondary package Operating Procedures highly-concentrated oils or waxes cannabis market labeling regulatory framework Distributor Transport Only conducting quality assurance review 2023 laws disclosure of all criminal convictions financial interest holder cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale laboratory quality assurance definition of owner Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control government warning statement label procedures for inventory control volatile solvent shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Butane/Hexane/Propane remove THC/CBD disposal manufacturing activities cannabis waste 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market destruction of cannabis goods waste disposal must enter certain events hang tag or a peel-back label dried flower The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business licensed cannabis cultivators sanitary and hazard-free environment Proposition 65 evidence of rehabilitation sales of cannabis goods Physical address property for the commercial cannabis activity member manager CDPH-issued universal symbol pre-made or purchased commercial cannabis manufacturers edible products manufacturing practices packaging Water/Food-grade Dry Ice informational panel surety bond A-license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Edibles– Products Premises diagram licensed physical location (premises) Premises Information no infusion of nicotine 2023 recent news Industrial Hemp Advisory Board designated structure packaging and labeling Category II Residual Pesticides Testing convicted of a substantially related crime quality control California Department of Public Health medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing sanitary workplaces 2023 fines local jurisdiction authorization 2023 proposed changes access to the area(s) Owner retailers delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensing scheme Percentage of ownership Extractions using CO2 testing lab at least 20% ownership interest Temporary event up to 4 days Completed Temporary License Application Form commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Moisture Content Testing Local Issuing Authority Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods stickers BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL hydrocarbon-based solvents Local Jurisdictions diagram of the business’s layout 2023 issues edibles packaging opaque manufacturing cannabis products health claims onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods manufacture cannabis products A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) three cannabis licensing authorities MCSB allergen information the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) transporting cannabis goods local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations 2023 revisions motor carrier permit cannabis adult-use products Microbusiness Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing meat and seafood, and other products evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises finished product M-license ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation product guidelines good manufacturing practices Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) The California Department of Public Health's 100 mg of THC per package public health and safety Mycotoxins Testing opaque exit package primary panel requirements 2023 resolutions Temporary Cannabis Event Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 contaminant free 2023 updates Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving cannabis plants local jurisdiction’s requirements Criminal History licensed premises medicinal and adult-use markets Food-grade Butter/Oil Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch CDTFA seller’s permit compliance with regulations identity of the product exception for testing laboratories Business Organizational small product packaging unique ID/batch number operating procedures packaging and labeling requirements exit packaging medicinal and adult-use or both markets licensed cannabis manufacturers Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 testing methods no infusion of alcohol Proposed Section 40133 cannabis cultivation licensing Retailer (Type 10) three state cannabis-licensing authorities Manufacturing (non-volatile) onsite consumption of cannabis goods immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Live Scans for each owner transport cannabis goods to retailer persons 21 years of age or older alcoholic beverages MCSB’s temporary license application Arranging for laboratory testing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Financial Interest paper inserted into the packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Seller’s permit number period of 120 days Bond and Insurance Information Bond in the amount of $5,000 equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Cultivation less than 10,000 Temporary License Application Information commercial cannabis activity required limits Terpenoids Testing aggregate interest of 20% or more amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2023 new laws distributors scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises nonlaboratory quality control CO2 and ethanol extractions capsules re-sealable and more.

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

Last updated on December 3, 2023

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