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



Resources:
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 Licensees manufacturers who package for other producers THC levels CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California no infusion of alcohol surety bond security and cannabis waste disposal licensing cannabis retailers Local Issuing Authority 2022 proposed changes minimum standards for extraction processes exception for testing laboratories Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing local jurisdiction’s requirements Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis waste Food-grade Butter/Oil state cannabis licensing temporary license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensed cannabis manufacturers Manufacturing (non-volatile) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving annual license application Vehicle Requirements Premises diagram loop system 2022 laws secured area Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Butane/Hexane/Propane equity interest in a commercial cannabis business MCSB 600 foot radius of a school CO2 and ethanol extractions tobacco products Transition Period at least 20% ownership interest shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit dried flower Percentage of ownership Arranging for laboratory testing Local Authorization medicinal and adult-use markets regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing practices list of artificial food colorings Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Owner 600-foot radius of a school entry into the legal, regulated market small product packaging Identifying information required limits commercial cannabis manufacturing in California property for the commercial cannabis activity valid waiver BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business remove THC/CBD Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control license review process Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) emergency regulations evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) consumption of alcohol or tobacco disclosure of all criminal convictions Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products manned motor vehicle convicted of a substantially related crime commercial cannabis products nonlaboratory quality control tinctures cultivation microbusinesses Temporary Cannabis Event Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Distributor Transport Only Bond in the amount of $5,000 product as a candy prohibited payable to the state of California public Licensee Lookup Tool licensed physical location (premises) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) evidence of rehabilitation labels not be attractive hydrocarbon-based solvents Ethanol ingredient list certified by a California-licensed engineer Application Checklist local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations extraction waste disposal local jurisdiction authorization the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Retailer (nonstorefront) laboratory quality assurance no added caffeine Completed Temporary License Application Form amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package activity for a period of 120 days mandated warning statements track and trace system adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2022 regulations Cannabis Manufacturing Distributor transport amount of THC content Bond and Insurance Information requiring refrigeration procedures for inventory control scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2022 issues Category II Residual Pesticides Testing supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Criminal History Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) concentrate chain of custody testing laboratories quality control informational panel packaging and labeling Microbusiness ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS infusion testing methods health impacts of cannabis supplemental label unique ID/batch number managing member Licensee Lookup Tool 120 days 2022 fines commercial kitchens motor carrier permit contaminants A-license product formulation Premises Information transport cannabis goods to retailer cannabis cartoons regulatory framework allergen information onsite consumption of cannabis goods labeling packaging A-licensees Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division exit packaging Heavy Metals Testing Proposed Section 40133 M-licensees sanitary and hazard-free environment financial interest holder manufacturer's name cannabis industries Labor peace agreement highly-concentrated oils or waxes Individual Owner designated structure loan provided to a commercial cannabis business three cannabis licensing authorities Track and Trace tamper-evident contaminant free capsules Proposition 65 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity definition of owner sales of cannabis goods Foreign Material Testing sanitary workplaces MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH transporting cannabis goods licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Physical address Operating Procedures licensing scheme LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS hang tag or a peel-back label public health and safety cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) testing lab supply chain disposal conditional license transportation and security child-resistant packaging licensed cannabis distributors inventory and quality control secondary packaging highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Temporary event up to 4 days Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) extracts Moisture Content Testing Local Authorization Attachment child-resistant outer package final form The California Department of Public Health's topicals operating procedures Seller’s permit number cannabis plants M-license Business Information sugar inventory transportation Form # CDPH-9041 The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) meat and seafood, and other products CDPH-issued universal symbol Edibles– Products opaque exit package Extractions using CO2 carbohydrates and fat per serving primary panel requirements Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) pre-made or purchased premises diagram online licensing system finished product storage of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing activity CDTFA seller’s permit delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use or both markets licensing cannabis microbusinesses cannabis sales and/or consumption periods of 90 days extensions aggregate interest of 20% or more protocol MCSB’s temporary license application health claims Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) 2022 revisions Personnel Requirements operating premises persons 21 years of age or older paper inserted into the packaging manufacturing cannabis products ownership premises is not within a Government destruction of cannabis goods basic nutritional information cannabis market Business Organizational Mechanical identity of the product secondary package member manager alcoholic beverages shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cannabis adult-use products 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market good manufacturing practices 2022 important information Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 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goods 2022 new laws The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) transportation of cannabis goods product guidelines 2022 updates written procedures for inventory control conducting quality assurance review manufacturing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Live Scans for each owner some nutritional facts packaging and labeling requirements workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control must enter certain events investment into a commercial cannabis business Water/Food-grade Dry Ice amount of sodium licensed cannabis cultivators compliance with local jurisdiction edible products California Public Records Act Type S share facility space recordkeeping immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2022 compliance 2022 recent news manufacturing activities Transport vehicles alarm system Premises Diagram cannabis training Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories retailers local jurisdiction ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation diagram of the business’s layout 2022 problems licensed premises waste management laws inhalable cannabis Licensee Information commercial cannabis manufacturing Cannabinoids Testing at least 99% purity Terpenoids Testing Carbon Dioxide (CO2) re-sealable potentially-hazardous foods shipping manifest licensing cannabis distributors CDPH-9041 medicinal commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis activity Local Jurisdictions cannabis cultivation licensing access to the area(s) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Mycotoxins Testing Temporary License Application Information commercial cannabis manufacturers A-license and an M-license Fingerprints California Department of Public Health and more.

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