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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Business License Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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coli and Salmonella spp.) public health and safety 2019 important information exit packaging Cannabis Manufacturing Personnel Requirements three state cannabis-licensing authorities edible products compliance with local jurisdiction Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 amount of THC content surety bond Fingerprints 2019 proposed changes transportation and security transport cannabis goods to retailer edibles packaging opaque regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Licensee Information Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 contaminant free M-license Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing procedures for inventory control Mechanical period of 120 days child-resistant packaging regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California local jurisdiction’s requirements must enter certain events disclosure of all criminal convictions Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products evidence of rehabilitation licensing cannabis microbusinesses manufacturing cannabis products Physical address vape cartridges ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Local Issuing Authority Moisture Content Testing 2019 fines Licensee Lookup Tool remove THC/CBD alcoholic beverages Local Authorization Attachment Ethanol limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS destruction of cannabis goods local jurisdiction authorization Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) basic nutritional information Distributor transport commercial kitchens 2019 recent news sanitary and hazard-free environment inventory supplemental label cannabis training 2019 laws shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit inhalable cannabis financial interest holder 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Department of Public Health (CDPH) unique ID/batch number Premises Information cannabis waste operating procedures at least 20% ownership interest Temporary event up to 4 days conducting quality assurance review quality control The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licensed cannabis manufacturers Heavy Metals Testing valid waiver emergency regulations cannabis market separate applications laboratory quality assurance labels not be attractive medicinal and adult-use markets Local Authorization Proposition 65 2019 regulations shared-use manufacturing facilities Cannabinoids Testing Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) tinctures Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cultivation licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers small product packaging manufacturing activities cannabis event organizer license re-sealable Track and Trace limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Edibles– Products Owner Retailer (Type 10) tamper-evident supply chain MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Retailer (nonstorefront) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice paper inserted into the packaging periods of 90 days extensions Microbusiness sales of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) chain of custody conditional license CDPH-9041 cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) carbohydrates and fat per serving cannabis sales and/or consumption A-license Individual Owner commercial cannabis manufacturing in California requiring refrigeration Proposed Section 40133 packaging entry into the legal, regulated market no infusion of alcohol M-licensees commercial cannabis manufacturers commercial cannabis activity manufacturer's name packaging and labeling disposal and destruction methods opaque exit package Criminal History protocol licensed cannabis distributors motor carrier permit no infusion of nicotine loop system highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin disposal Business Organizational California Public Records Act licensing cannabis retailers hydrocarbon-based solvents potentially-hazardous foods licensing cannabis distributors waste management laws ingredient list 2019 resolutions shipping manifest labeling Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates property for the commercial cannabis activity MCSB’s temporary license application no added caffeine 2019 issues Operating Procedures Food-grade Butter/Oil volatile solvent state cannabis licensing Business Information testing laboratories tobacco products Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Terpenoids Testing mandated warning statements Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act licensed physical location (premises) transporting cannabis goods three cannabis licensing authorities product formulation persons 21 years of age or older 600 foot radius of a school license review process government warning statement label product guidelines nonlaboratory quality control manned motor vehicle Mycotoxins Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Identifying information annual license application 120 days Vehicle Requirements 100 mg of THC per package testing methods stickers commercial cannabis manufacturing Transport vehicles alarm system recordkeeping loan provided to a commercial cannabis business payable to the state of California medicinal commercial cannabis activity premises diagram health impacts of cannabis medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis cultivation licensing purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands consumption of alcohol or tobacco extraction Temporary Cannabis Event aggregate interest of 20% or more THC levels 2019 revisions access to the area(s) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Transition Period transportation pre-made or purchased definition of 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goods written procedures for inventory control Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods minimum standards for extraction processes CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Licensees evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 regulatory framework secondary package allergen information final form A-licensees Application Checklist manufacturing practices investment into a commercial cannabis business health claims manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Arranging for laboratory testing inventory and quality control Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) meat and seafood, and other products local jurisdiction identity of the product 2019 updates equity interest in a commercial cannabis business California Department of Public Health at least 99% purity required limits diagram of the business’s layout licensed cannabis cultivators 600-foot radius of a school 2019 compliance Temporary License Application Information manufacturers who package for other producers secondary packaging delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Bond and Insurance Information Local Jurisdictions CO2 and ethanol extractions BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale finished product MCSB topicals Bond in the amount of $5,000 amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package storage of cannabis goods CDTFA seller’s permit 2019 problems cannabis adult-use products Labor peace agreement Percentage of ownership Completed Temporary License Application Form Form # CDPH-9041 Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles extracts Extractions using CO2 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories and more.

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

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