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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

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

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

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