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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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Arranging for laboratory testing structure and formation documents Bond in the amount of $5,000 2019 problems testing lab sanitary and hazard-free environment comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Distributor Transport Only Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control convicted of a substantially related crime managing member requiring refrigeration Application Checklist no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use markets delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods compliance with local jurisdiction supply chain Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Transition Period limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Licensees cannabis sales and/or consumption medicinal commercial cannabis activity Premises Information Water/Food-grade Dry Ice microbusinesses California Department of Public Health (CDPH) small product packaging inhalable cannabis Licensee Information Owner THC levels premises diagram packaging and labeling CDPH-9041 licensed 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Insurance Information Extractions using CO2 destruction of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 100 mg of THC per package ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS local jurisdiction’s requirements commercial kitchens Track and Trace Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch no infusion of nicotine health claims shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company ingredient list access to the area(s) A-licensees no added caffeine Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) finished product recordkeeping persons 21 years of age or older carbohydrates and fat per serving immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2019 proposed changes supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products licensed physical location (premises) secured area Local Issuing Authority sanitary workplaces licensing cannabis distributors Cultivation less than 10,000 local 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Cannabis Safety Branch loop system Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) written procedures for inventory control Financial Interest annual license application MCSB’s temporary license application state cannabis licensing basic nutritional information periods of 90 days extensions The California Department of Public Health's compliance with regulations Identifying information inventory and quality control limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package tobacco products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Premises diagram edible products A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity entry into the legal, regulated market CDTFA seller’s permit extracts disposal local jurisdiction authorization workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control exit packaging Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing shipping manifest CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands MCSB tinctures Physical address highly-concentrated oils or waxes Local Authorization Attachment testing methods licensing cannabis retailers disclosure of all criminal convictions investment into a commercial cannabis business distributors tamper-evident three cannabis licensing authorities Premises Diagram LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis products medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity sugar transportation and security at least 99% purity 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles public Licensee Lookup Tool separate applications 2019 recent news manned motor vehicle license review process licensing scheme scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises transporting cannabis goods 2019 important information Proposed Section 40133 Edibles– Products Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Manufacturing (non-volatile) conducting quality assurance review M-license Live Scans for each owner adult-use commercial cannabis activity waste disposal highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin activity for a period of 120 days consumption of alcohol or tobacco California Department of Public Health Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) payable to the state of California Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates at least 20% ownership interest hydrocarbon-based solvents storage of cannabis goods definition of owner cannabis adult-use products potentially-hazardous foods 2019 resolutions 600 foot radius of a school child-resistant outer package cannabis plants Retailer (Type 10) 2019 revisions Labor peace agreement Foreign Material Testing Local Jurisdictions Individual Owner extraction and more.

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

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