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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 Identifying information periods of 90 days extensions opaque exit package medicinal commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturers limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving finished product meat and seafood, and other products Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) local jurisdiction authorization 2018 fines an officer or director of a cannabis business Local Authorization Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Proposition 65 workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control comply with all packaging and labeling requirements annual license application transportation and security Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) carbohydrates and fat per serving Fingerprints disposal and destruction methods Seller’s permit number 2018 updates Labor peace agreement 2018 resolutions cannabis event organizer license cannabis plants Water/Food-grade Dry Ice evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 license review process loan provided to a commercial cannabis business separate applications Premises diagram Mechanical product as a candy prohibited Terpenoids Testing Live Scans for each owner no infusion of nicotine 2018 regulations re-sealable delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2018 important information M-licensees Temporary event up to 4 days Vehicle Requirements cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act cannabis waste track and trace system hang tag or a peel-back label Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Track and Trace California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2018 proposed changes structure and formation documents pre-made or purchased scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises recordkeeping at least 20% ownership interest Licensee Information Retailer (nonstorefront) Edibles– Products diagram of the business’s layout access to the area(s) emergency regulations Cannabinoids Testing cannabis cultivation licensing Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) CDPH-9041 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery certified by a California-licensed engineer temporary license Licensees commercial cannabis manufacturing topicals CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing loop system testing of cannabis goods public Licensee Lookup Tool Premises Information Distributor Transport Only amount of sodium A-license The California Department of Public Health's Criminal History basic nutritional information exit packaging primary panel requirements 2018 revisions commercial cannabis products identity of the product extraction Licensee Lookup Tool consumption of alcohol or tobacco member manager conditional license security and cannabis waste disposal protocol 100 mg of THC per package limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package destruction of cannabis goods Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Form # CDPH-9041 manufacturing practices CDPH-issued universal symbol aggregate interest of 20% or more purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands product formulation infusion shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit transporting cannabis goods informational panel 600-foot radius of a school operating procedures Business Information premises diagram commercial cannabis manufacturing activity medicinal and adult-use markets Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Type S share facility space product guidelines Arranging for laboratory testing medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together testing lab exception for testing laboratories shared-use manufacturing facilities manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 2018 problems highly-concentrated oils or waxes manufacturing 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physical location (premises) chain of custody local jurisdiction’s requirements regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California health impacts of cannabis final form 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Temporary License Application Information edibles packaging opaque sugar Mycotoxins Testing microbusinesses Local Authorization Attachment state cannabis licensing Carbon Dioxide (CO2) waste disposal written procedures for inventory control three state cannabis-licensing authorities licensed premises health claims Physical address Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Ethanol disclosure of all criminal convictions ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS operating premises minimum standards for extraction processes hydrocarbon-based solvents packaging and labeling requirements remove THC/CBD secondary packaging inventory and quality control 2018 compliance disposal Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) security labels not be attractive Temporary License Application manufacture cannabis products government warning statement label Microbusiness convicted of a substantially related crime sanitary workplaces conducting quality assurance review onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods child-resistant packaging A-licensees child-resistant outer package Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing secured area amount of THC content alcoholic beverages definition of owner 2018 recent news retailers manufacturers who package for other producers Local Jurisdictions entry into the legal, regulated market inhalable cannabis manufacturer's name Category I Residual Pesticides Testing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) CO2 and ethanol extractions supply chain distributors 600 foot radius of a school Moisture Content Testing manned motor vehicle manufacturing activities cannabis adult-use products contaminants waste management laws Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division financial interest holder Retailer (Type 10) Temporary Cannabis Event medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2018 new laws The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) onsite consumption of cannabis goods designated structure sanitary and hazard-free environment transport cannabis goods to retailer cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) regulatory framework Proposed Section 40133 online licensing system Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products payable to the state of California volatile solvent A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity some nutritional facts Individual Owner Heavy Metals Testing small product packaging Cultivation less than 10,000 valid waiver licensing scheme Extractions using CO2 at least 99% purity Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Application Checklist sales of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Owner secondary package LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS stickers compliance with regulations cannabis training surety bond commercial cannabis activity Financial Interest labeling A-license and an M-license Completed Temporary License Application Form MCSB Manufacturing (non-volatile) property for the commercial cannabis activity contaminant free required limits three cannabis licensing authorities cannabis cartoons activity for a period of 120 days cannabis sales and/or consumption storage of cannabis goods CDTFA seller’s permit M-license Cannabis Manufacturing local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations licensed cannabis cultivators list of artificial food colorings testing laboratories vape cartridges Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensing cannabis retailers Financial information manufacturing Transport vehicles alarm system dried flower Standard Operating 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In addition, Department package flower or pre-rolls Type 10 (Retailer) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Quality control operation Immature plant Bureau Type 11 (Distributor) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Validation Type 12 (Microbusiness) Limited-access area adulteration Lot Specialty Outdoor Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) DPH-17-010E Harvest Batch Topical cannabis product Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Volatile solvent Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Component UID Adulterated Canopy Pest Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Track and trace system Nursery Type N – for infusions Kief Quality Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Hazard Finished product Premises CBD gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Wet weight Quality control personnel 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) Theoretical yield Labeling Preventive controls Mixed-light Tier 2 Pre-roll Edible cannabis product Adult-use Market Environmental pathogen Processing aid Mixed-light Tier 1 Outdoor cultivation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cultivation Mature plant Manufacturer licensee Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Specialty Indoor track and trace system Dried flower M-license alternate use of a manufacturing premises In-process material Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Universal symbol Monitor Nonvolatile solvent list of cannabis manufacturers Allergen cross-contact Infusion Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Extraction THC cannabis concentrates Verification Watts per square foot Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Request for Live Scan Raw material Net weight Nonmanufactured cannabis product Quarantine Holding Track-and-trace systems Contact surface Actual yield Flowering Personnel Licensee Cannabis product Mixed-light cultivation Small Indoor Processing Specialty Cottage Indoor Type P – for packaging and labeling only Pathogen Commercial cannabis activity Unique identifier Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Primary panel Ingredient Small Outdoor Distribution Adequate products similar to traditional food products prohibited THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Indoor cultivation CBD from industrial hemp Serving Product Identity Applicant Medium Indoor Package Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Processor Cultivation site Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) infused pre-rolls Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Process Manufacture Allergen Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Qualified individual Batch Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Outdoor Informational panel Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Sanitize Proposition 65 warning statement Microorganisms Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) and more.

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