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



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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 2021 regulations Mechanical no infusion of nicotine vape cartridges security and cannabis waste disposal Distributor Transport Only Vehicle Requirements meat and seafood, and other products tinctures 2021 updates three state cannabis-licensing authorities retailers Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Temporary License Application some nutritional facts mandated warning statements regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises waste disposal potentially-hazardous foods child-resistant packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing operating procedures chain of custody final form Arranging for laboratory testing informational panel testing laboratories Transport vehicles alarm system CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Local Jurisdictions equity interest in a commercial cannabis business edibles packaging opaque Transition Period online licensing system A-license Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch evidence of rehabilitation Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing THC levels 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Cannabinoids Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Criminal History manufacturing activities structure and formation documents Form # CDPH-9041 storage of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use markets conditional license labels not be attractive quality control licensed cannabis distributors Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Local Authorization Attachment commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Live Scans for each owner ingredient list workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control protocol commercial kitchens microbusinesses 100 mg of THC per package CDPH-9041 A-license and an M-license allergen information secondary packaging scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Bond and Insurance Information periods of 90 days extensions commercial cannabis manufacturers licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises cannabis training Foreign Material Testing Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch operating premises Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) loop system no infusion of alcohol identity of the product exception for testing laboratories BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Mycotoxins Testing Temporary Cannabis Event edible products motor carrier permit Food-grade Butter/Oil highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories three cannabis licensing authorities primary panel requirements CDPH-issued universal symbol unique ID/batch number Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Ethanol Heavy Metals Testing Seller’s permit number The California Department of Public Health's transporting cannabis goods shipping manifest child-resistant outer package Application Checklist ownership premises is not within a Government testing lab paper inserted into the packaging waste management laws Moisture Content Testing manufacturer's name certified by a California-licensed engineer opaque exit package inventory Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes contaminants 2021 laws 2021 compliance infusion persons 21 years of age or older pre-made or purchased cannabis sales and/or consumption delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods disclosure of all criminal convictions government warning statement label Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act definition of owner re-sealable minimum standards for extraction processes MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH tobacco products concentrate manufacturing practices public Licensee Lookup Tool annual license application Butane/Hexane/Propane consumption of alcohol or tobacco nonlaboratory quality control finished product Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Retailer (Type 10) managing member CO2 and ethanol extractions laboratory quality assurance cultivation manned motor vehicle Temporary event up to 4 days good manufacturing practices Cultivation less than 10,000 transportation of cannabis goods 2021 revisions track and trace system cannabis cultivation licensing disposal no added caffeine extracts amount of sodium member manager entry into the legal, regulated market licensed cannabis cultivators cannabis market Terpenoids Testing commercial cannabis products transportation and security Type S share facility space Premises Information Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control period of 120 days at least 20% ownership interest inventory and quality control cannabis event organizer license amount of THC content valid waiver cannabis waste 2021 important information licensing cannabis microbusinesses hang tag or a peel-back label emergency regulations Financial Interest disposal and destruction methods packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Personnel Requirements requiring refrigeration tamper-evident sampling standards destruction of cannabis goods basic nutritional information the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Labor peace agreement The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) capsules health claims licensed cannabis manufacturers shared-use manufacturing facilities license review process volatile solvent persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business hydrocarbon-based solvents separate applications commercial cannabis activity The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Extractions using CO2 manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) state cannabis licensing packaging and labeling requirements supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products list of artificial food colorings Licensees 600-foot radius of a school 2021 problems recordkeeping designated structure 120 days 2021 fines Individual Owner dried flower immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Proposed Section 40133 CDTFA seller’s permit Business Information distributors Physical address compliance with local jurisdiction investment into a commercial cannabis business Operating Procedures Manufacturing (non-volatile) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Business Organizational Local Issuing Authority conducting quality assurance review A-licensees licensing cannabis retailers aggregate interest of 20% or more testing methods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 health impacts of cannabis Distributor transport medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together packaging MCSB access to the area(s) 2021 proposed changes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations M-license Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products MCSB’s temporary license application procedures for inventory control public health and safety local jurisdiction’s requirements financial interest holder medicinal and adult-use or both markets Temporary License Application Information activity for a period of 120 days product as a candy prohibited testing of cannabis goods cannabis plants Local Authorization must enter certain events regulatory framework Proposition 65 Licensee Information Microbusiness loan provided to a commercial cannabis business property for the commercial cannabis activity 600 foot radius of a school medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division diagram of the business’s layout manufacturing Completed Temporary License Application Form 2021 issues Category II Residual Pesticides Testing adult-use commercial cannabis activity stickers security medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Bond in the amount of $5,000 cannabis cartoons product formulation licensing scheme licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers contaminant free Identifying information shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit payable to the state of California exit packaging transportation secured area California Department of Public Health (CDPH) sanitary and hazard-free environment ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation extraction Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates sugar temporary license sales of cannabis goods local jurisdiction manufacturers who package for other producers medicinal commercial cannabis activity Licensee Lookup Tool inhalable cannabis manufacture cannabis products regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Premises Diagram Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing an officer or director of a cannabis business cannabis adult-use products transport cannabis goods to 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package Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 small product packaging 2021 resolutions licensed physical location (premises) California Department of Public Health 2021 recent news M-licensees supply chain Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice onsite consumption of cannabis goods Track and Trace Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Fingerprints Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles manufacturing cannabis products Percentage of ownership sanitary workplaces cannabis industries ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Edibles– Products 2021 new laws and more.

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


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