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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 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis cultivation licensing hang tag or a peel-back label access to the area(s) 2022 problems designated structure 2022 updates Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) activity for a period of 120 days supply chain Application Checklist Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) surety bond Temporary License Application Information CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing cannabis waste chain of custody Proposed Section 40133 licensing cannabis retailers shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company California Department of Public Health ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Local Authorization Attachment ingredient list onsite consumption of cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit protocol California Public Records Act Seller’s permit number diagram of the business’s layout Local Authorization licensing scheme quality control financial interest holder limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving topicals packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls product formulation stickers Terpenoids Testing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market 600-foot radius of a school medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing inventory and quality control shipping manifest security periods of 90 days extensions CDTFA seller’s permit 2022 laws some nutritional facts Food-grade Butter/Oil alcoholic beverages recordkeeping disclosure of all criminal convictions online licensing system medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity track and trace system Financial information Physical address Edibles– Products Temporary Cannabis Event Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Owner M-license contaminant free extracts manufacturer's name commercial cannabis products Financial Interest vape cartridges sugar equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) manufacturing practices licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises 2022 proposed changes exception for testing laboratories must enter certain events aggregate interest of 20% or more transportation and security motor carrier permit Form # CDPH-9041 labeling M-licensees payable to the state of California 2022 compliance volatile solvent Carbon Dioxide (CO2) required limits Percentage of ownership Operating Procedures Proposition 65 government warning statement label medicinal and adult-use or both markets Cannabis Manufacturing Retailer (nonstorefront) product guidelines investment into a commercial cannabis business Temporary License Application contaminants entry into the legal, regulated market Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) annual license application Butane/Hexane/Propane Category II Residual Pesticides Testing valid waiver health impacts of cannabis hydrocarbon-based solvents consumption of alcohol or tobacco identity of the product concentrate license review process Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates health claims Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 loop system CDPH-issued universal symbol Licensees supplemental label operating premises operating procedures 2022 new laws mandated warning statements infusion Local Issuing Authority local jurisdiction authorization edibles packaging opaque waste disposal workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Completed Temporary License Application Form CDPH-9041 licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers pre-made or purchased licensed physical location (premises) THC levels requiring refrigeration tobacco products Premises diagram disposal Licensee Information temporary license packaging no infusion of nicotine Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) transportation of cannabis goods microbusinesses 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legal right to occupy the premises dried flower the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Mycotoxins Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Foreign Material Testing security and cannabis waste disposal Bond and Insurance Information persons 21 years of age or older distributors Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control meat and seafood, and other products Individual Owner comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cannabis plants Moisture Content Testing packaging and labeling California Department of Public Health (CDPH) paper inserted into the packaging state cannabis licensing commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturers remove THC/CBD convicted of a substantially related crime purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands regulatory framework labels not be 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2022 resolutions tamper-evident public Licensee Lookup Tool Identifying information product as a candy prohibited local jurisdiction’s requirements Premises Information Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) ownership premises is not within a Government ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation basic nutritional information Ethanol Industrial Hemp Advisory Board cannabis event organizer license scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises no infusion of alcohol local jurisdiction testing laboratories at least 20% ownership interest 2022 fines licensed premises A-licensees 2022 issues procedures for inventory control no added caffeine Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) cannabis market and more.

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


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