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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 California Public Records Act Mechanical Application Checklist manufacturers who package for other producers ownership premises is not within a Government temporary license Criminal History Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 2018 resolutions licensed cannabis manufacturers Proposed Section 40133 waste management laws three cannabis licensing authorities Identifying information cannabis adult-use products commercial cannabis manufacturing activity definition of owner Personnel Requirements annual license application Financial information MCSB’s temporary license application meat and seafood, and other products hydrocarbon-based solvents shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company finished product infusion potentially-hazardous foods pre-made or purchased Business Organizational aggregate interest of 20% or more transportation and security packaging and labeling manufacturing activities testing methods Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) licensing cannabis microbusinesses sanitary workplaces local jurisdiction’s requirements labels not be attractive shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit primary panel requirements testing of cannabis goods supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cultivation Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) licensed cannabis cultivators labeling edibles packaging opaque Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) disposal local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations secured area cannabis training no infusion of nicotine Premises Information Type S share facility space cannabis cultivation licensing quality control packaging convicted of a substantially related crime Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) regulatory framework product as a candy prohibited amount of THC content Mycotoxins Testing topicals some nutritional facts minimum standards for extraction processes Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 M-license identity of the product local jurisdiction exception for testing laboratories Temporary Cannabis Event allergen information edible products cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) exit packaging 2018 recent news Foreign Material Testing product guidelines purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Distributor Transport Only Transition Period Physical address Cannabinoids Testing LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Industrial Hemp Advisory Board investment into a commercial cannabis business operating premises Form # CDPH-9041 online licensing system remove THC/CBD laboratory quality assurance Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Retailer (Type 10) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale financial interest holder motor carrier permit security Cultivation less than 10,000 Microbusiness inhalable cannabis Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing medicinal commercial cannabis activity Butane/Hexane/Propane commercial cannabis products Bond in the amount of $5,000 property for the commercial cannabis activity licensed premises medicinal and adult-use markets Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 good manufacturing practices state cannabis licensing chain of custody commercial kitchens no added caffeine cannabis waste Completed Temporary License Application Form certified by a California-licensed engineer procedures for inventory control distributors Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) capsules THC levels opaque exit package tamper-evident amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package extracts Local Authorization Attachment Temporary event up to 4 days period of 120 days Transport vehicles alarm system evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises adult-use commercial cannabis activity microbusinesses written procedures for inventory control Local Jurisdictions disclosure of all criminal convictions The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates managing member licensed physical location (premises) recordkeeping 120 days Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Edibles– Products onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods compliance with regulations unique ID/batch number contaminants 2018 proposed changes Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) inventory and quality control A-license re-sealable secondary packaging packaging and labeling requirements an officer or director of a cannabis business cannabis cartoons manufacturing practices Extractions using CO2 transport cannabis goods to retailer track and trace system A-license and an M-license Seller’s permit number delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control shared-use manufacturing facilities 2018 problems equity interest in a commercial cannabis business medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Moisture Content Testing at least 99% purity 2018 regulations mandated warning statements basic nutritional information emergency regulations Temporary License Application inventory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) sanitary and hazard-free environment transportation premises diagram Water/Food-grade Dry Ice loan provided to a commercial cannabis business designated structure Track and Trace supplemental label Premises diagram small product packaging destruction of cannabis goods persons 21 years of age or older Temporary License Application Information carbohydrates and fat per serving license review process BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Licensees Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) CO2 and ethanol extractions licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises licensing scheme commercial cannabis manufacturers Category I Residual Pesticides Testing conducting quality assurance review CDPH-9041 2018 compliance must enter certain events The California Department of Public Health's periods of 90 days extensions product formulation 2018 fines cannabis industries Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Local Authorization Premises Diagram retailers Financial Interest Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) at least 20% ownership interest Cannabis Manufacturing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing structure and formation documents 100 mg of THC per package regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Licensee Information CDPH-issued universal symbol paper inserted into the packaging Ethanol manufacturer's name stickers 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market ingredient list California Department of Public Health activity for a period of 120 days 2018 new laws extraction 2018 laws local jurisdiction authorization licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories cannabis market MCSB Percentage of ownership tobacco products 2018 revisions transportation of cannabis goods M-licensees 2018 updates amount of sodium testing laboratories medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensing cannabis distributors Labor peace agreement Vehicle Requirements child-resistant outer package list of artificial food colorings Category II Residual Pesticides Testing loop system evidence of rehabilitation Distributor transport consumption of alcohol or tobacco California Department of Public Health (CDPH) final form Retailer (nonstorefront) commercial cannabis manufacturing child-resistant packaging access to the area(s) security and cannabis waste disposal 2018 important information supply chain Live Scans for each owner volatile solvent public health and safety 600-foot radius of a school 600 foot radius of a school licensing cannabis retailers operating procedures Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis event organizer license ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing concentrate secondary package surety bond vape cartridges manufacturing cannabis products three state cannabis-licensing authorities A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Manufacturing (non-volatile) compliance with local jurisdiction no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use or both markets packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls government warning statement label public Licensee Lookup Tool regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business health claims Business Information Local Issuing Authority the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) disposal and destruction methods sales of cannabis goods nonlaboratory quality control sugar workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control protocol highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin comply with all packaging and labeling requirements dried flower commercial cannabis activity 2018 issues Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles CDTFA seller’s permit health impacts of cannabis Operating Procedures transporting cannabis goods waste disposal Terpenoids Testing sampling standards shipping manifest required limits immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery hang tag or a peel-back label Owner licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers conditional license manned motor vehicle Heavy Metals Testing Bond and Insurance Information highly-concentrated oils or waxes tinctures Proposition 65 Individual Owner Arranging for laboratory testing diagram of the business’s layout Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act informational panel scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises onsite consumption of cannabis goods licensed cannabis distributors ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Licensee Lookup Tool member manager contaminant free MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH manufacture cannabis products Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division alcoholic beverages separate applications cannabis plants cannabis sales and/or consumption requiring refrigeration payable to the state of California entry into the legal, regulated market testing lab storage of cannabis goods valid waiver manufacturing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) A-licensees Fingerprints Food-grade Butter/Oil and more.

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

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