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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

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and adult-use (recreational) Local Authorization commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Cannabinoids Testing edible products ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Operating Procedures final form separate applications quality control nonlaboratory quality control medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity motor carrier permit Financial information workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control secondary packaging CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Distributor Transport Only Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Identifying information health claims Arranging for laboratory testing Business Organizational carbohydrates and fat per serving onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods laboratory quality assurance required limits annual license application Retailer (Type 10) paper inserted into the packaging evidence of rehabilitation Fingerprints concentrate edibles packaging opaque ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS no infusion of nicotine Proposed Section 40133 Local Issuing Authority retailers inventory testing methods ownership premises is not within a Government entry into the legal, regulated market commercial kitchens transporting cannabis goods Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity consumption of alcohol or tobacco cannabis sales and/or consumption state cannabis licensing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company infusion cannabis adult-use products Bond and Insurance Information tamper-evident manufacturers who package for other producers manufacturing practices LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS highly-concentrated oils or waxes 2018 issues 2018 revisions The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 waste management laws packaging amount of THC content Extractions using CO2 CO2 and ethanol extractions 2018 recent news Butane/Hexane/Propane shipping manifest licensed cannabis distributors The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories public health and safety meat and seafood, and other products Form # CDPH-9041 commercial cannabis manufacturers Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles designated structure primary panel requirements purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands CDPH-9041 opaque exit package secondary package sugar Physical address transportation and security managing member 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market disposal and destruction methods onsite consumption of cannabis goods Temporary event up to 4 days Microbusiness A-license and an M-license Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Percentage of ownership limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licensing cannabis microbusinesses an officer or director of a cannabis business Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin commercial cannabis products mandated warning statements Retailer (nonstorefront) medicinal and adult-use or both markets re-sealable secured area Bond in the amount of $5,000 loop system emergency regulations 120 days labels not be attractive Premises diagram no infusion of alcohol California Department of Public Health remove THC/CBD Transport vehicles alarm system Labor peace agreement Cultivation less than 10,000 2018 resolutions contaminants product as a candy prohibited Local Jurisdictions MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH distributors commercial cannabis manufacturing Premises Information Track and Trace at least 99% purity Licensee Information commercial cannabis activity regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis chain of custody 2018 new laws hydrocarbon-based solvents adult-use commercial cannabis activity Manufacturing (non-volatile) supply chain cannabis cultivation licensing Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products surety bond licensing scheme licensing cannabis distributors valid waiver Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Water/Food-grade Dry Ice equity interest in a commercial cannabis business local jurisdiction’s requirements licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers license review process cannabis event organizer license MCSB’s temporary license application CDPH-issued universal symbol some nutritional facts 600-foot radius of a school conditional license procedures for inventory control Individual Owner written procedures for inventory control medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing finished product Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL basic nutritional information sampling standards Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Edibles– Products Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) A-licensees Premises Diagram investment into a commercial cannabis business Category II Residual Pesticides Testing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit A-license scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises shared-use manufacturing facilities packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensed cannabis cultivators protocol compliance with local jurisdiction public Licensee Lookup Tool sales of cannabis goods contaminant free Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CDTFA seller’s permit extraction Live Scans for each owner product formulation period of 120 days Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis industries definition of owner cultivation manufacturing activities access to the area(s) disposal licensed premises dried flower destruction of cannabis goods track and trace system CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing The California Department of Public Health's Cannabis Manufacturing Proposition 65 cannabis waste California Public Records Act MCSB Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division exception for testing laboratories transportation Transition Period amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) local jurisdiction authorization Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Heavy Metals Testing Financial Interest local jurisdiction regulatory framework amount of sodium child-resistant packaging cannabis training testing lab limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Mechanical security and cannabis waste disposal good manufacturing practices identity of the product sanitary and hazard-free environment minimum standards for extraction processes 2018 fines manufacturing licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises diagram of the business’s layout Distributor transport cannabis market allergen information licensed cannabis manufacturers structure and formation documents Seller’s permit number testing of cannabis goods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale 2018 updates supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products child-resistant outer package cannabis cartoons tinctures Completed Temporary License Application Form property for the commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturing in California labeling Category I Residual Pesticides Testing list of artificial food colorings Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 small product packaging disclosure of all criminal convictions testing laboratories transportation of cannabis goods exit packaging manufacturing cannabis products storage of cannabis goods immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery topicals medicinal commercial cannabis activity pre-made or purchased sanitary workplaces M-licensees inhalable cannabis Owner certified by a California-licensed engineer three cannabis licensing authorities Criminal History 600 foot radius of a school no added caffeine financial interest holder security cannabis plants regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California 2018 laws tobacco products medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 100 mg of THC per package supplemental label packaging and labeling Moisture Content Testing volatile solvent Business Information waste disposal Vehicle Requirements Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Ethanol recordkeeping government warning statement label licensing cannabis retailers manufacture cannabis products aggregate interest of 20% or more comply with all packaging and labeling requirements stickers delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods hang tag or a peel-back label must enter certain events medicinal and adult-use markets Food-grade Butter/Oil Temporary License Application Information Terpenoids Testing THC levels Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) 2018 important information potentially-hazardous foods manned motor vehicle persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Mycotoxins Testing extracts online licensing system evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises 2018 proposed changes Application Checklist operating premises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) M-license activity for a period of 120 days member manager vape cartridges periods of 90 days extensions at least 20% ownership interest Type S share facility space Licensees cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board product guidelines unique ID/batch number packaging and labeling requirements and more.

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

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