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

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

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