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

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

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