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

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

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