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

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

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