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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding transporting cannabis goods Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) amount of THC content Foreign Material Testing Premises Diagram premises diagram Transport vehicles alarm system packaging and labeling Food-grade Butter/Oil cannabis sales and/or consumption certified by a California-licensed engineer Cannabinoids Testing Retailer (Type 10) member manager Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing local jurisdiction authorization Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) manufacturing manned motor vehicle Mycotoxins Testing Premises Information CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2019 revisions structure and formation documents tinctures 600 foot radius of a school storage of cannabis goods Bond and Insurance Information operating premises contaminant free minimum standards for extraction processes BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL at least 20% ownership interest licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) commercial cannabis manufacturers alcoholic beverages ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) retailers medicinal and adult-use markets Form # CDPH-9041 100 mg of THC per package Criminal History Business Information Financial Interest paper inserted into the packaging inhalable cannabis microbusinesses mandated warning statements finished product transportation Fingerprints Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act child-resistant packaging meat and seafood, and other products testing methods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch testing of cannabis goods Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed physical location (premises) compliance with regulations extraction Butane/Hexane/Propane conditional license equity interest in a commercial cannabis business commercial kitchens THC levels medicinal commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing ingredient list public Licensee Lookup Tool Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Retailer (nonstorefront) sugar Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) hydrocarbon-based solvents immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery licensing cannabis microbusinesses access to the area(s) dried flower separate applications transport cannabis goods to retailer required limits licensing cannabis distributors allergen information cannabis market shared-use manufacturing facilities disposal and destruction methods periods of 90 days extensions Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 valid waiver Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division track and trace system testing lab licensing cannabis retailers aggregate interest of 20% or more cannabis cartoons annual license application licensing scheme amount of sodium cultivation MCSB informational panel re-sealable Carbon Dioxide (CO2) three state cannabis-licensing authorities Operating Procedures 120 days Edibles– Products tobacco products California Public Records Act testing laboratories The California Department of Public Health's evidence of rehabilitation licensed cannabis cultivators Temporary event up to 4 days The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) final form medicinal and adult-use or both markets procedures for inventory control Local Authorization product formulation potentially-hazardous foods vape cartridges child-resistant outer package cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale motor carrier permit Type S share facility space activity for a period of 120 days A-license and an M-license shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit capsules transportation and security chain of custody regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises commercial cannabis products amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 2019 compliance 600-foot radius of a school manufacturer's name edibles packaging opaque Owner local jurisdiction’s requirements 2019 problems Category II Residual Pesticides Testing loop system MCSB’s temporary license application license review process Proposition 65 state cannabis licensing Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Temporary License Application Manufacturing (non-volatile) waste disposal cannabis waste Licensee Information packaging and labeling requirements CO2 and ethanol extractions sales of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving consumption of alcohol or tobacco 2019 resolutions Identifying information entry into the legal, regulated market extracts requiring refrigeration CDPH-9041 quality control product as a candy prohibited Heavy Metals Testing Temporary License Application Information period of 120 days A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Temporary Cannabis Event disclosure of all criminal convictions California Department of Public Health tamper-evident must enter certain events Track and Trace Live Scans for each owner commercial cannabis manufacturing diagram of the business’s layout secondary package inventory shipping manifest labels not be attractive Premises diagram financial interest holder cannabis event organizer license commercial cannabis manufacturing activity nonlaboratory quality control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Labor peace agreement written procedures for inventory control Percentage of ownership Mechanical cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) health claims Individual Owner Local Issuing Authority infusion good manufacturing practices government warning statement label commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Bond in the amount of $5,000 persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Seller’s permit number no infusion of alcohol Moisture Content Testing Application Checklist manufacturers who package for other producers health impacts of cannabis product guidelines sampling standards Cannabis Manufacturing medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis activity public health and safety manufacturing activities at least 99% purity CDTFA seller’s permit unique ID/batch number packaging comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 temporary license regulatory framework cannabis cultivation licensing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products contaminants ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation CDPH-issued universal symbol recordkeeping 2019 important information Cultivation less than 10,000 conducting quality assurance review CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 Business Organizational 2019 recent news list of artificial food colorings security and cannabis waste disposal primary panel requirements secondary packaging identity of the product supplemental label sanitary workplaces distributors 2019 updates loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Local Authorization Attachment manufacturing cannabis products supply chain three cannabis licensing authorities delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Distributor transport MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) M-licensees basic nutritional information some nutritional facts Licensees topicals waste management laws investment into a commercial cannabis business packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensed premises concentrate Completed Temporary License Application Form opaque exit package licensed cannabis manufacturers evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises M-license A-licensees cannabis industries Financial information operating procedures highly-concentrated oils or waxes security shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) carbohydrates and fat per serving Physical address property for the commercial cannabis activity Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing 2019 regulations manufacturing practices cannabis adult-use products cannabis plants 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market definition of owner 2019 laws California Department of Public Health (CDPH) labeling highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin ownership premises is not within a Government adult-use commercial cannabis activity Local Jurisdictions surety bond 2019 fines licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licensed cannabis distributors onsite consumption of cannabis goods emergency regulations compliance with local jurisdiction Arranging for laboratory testing pre-made or purchased Proposed Section 40133 Microbusiness Transition Period local jurisdiction edible products volatile solvent inventory and quality control A-license destruction of cannabis goods secured area LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Licensee Lookup Tool payable to the state of California transportation of cannabis goods Distributor Transport Only an officer or director of a cannabis business cannabis training Personnel Requirements no added caffeine purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands manufacture cannabis products supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis protocol disposal laboratory quality assurance online licensing system small product packaging local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control designated structure remove THC/CBD exit packaging licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 2019 issues Ethanol limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Terpenoids Testing convicted of a substantially related crime stickers managing member hang tag or a peel-back label persons 21 years of age or older 2019 new laws 2019 proposed changes exception for testing laboratories sanitary and hazard-free environment Vehicle Requirements Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing no infusion of nicotine and more.

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

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