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

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

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