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

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

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