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

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

Last updated on March 26, 2023

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