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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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Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) 2018 problems structure and formation documents disposal and destruction methods packaging and labeling track and trace system Criminal History 2018 issues property for the commercial cannabis activity annual license application 2018 laws periods of 90 days extensions Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Terpenoids Testing at least 20% ownership interest temporary license Licensee Lookup Tool the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises identity of the product medicinal commercial cannabis activity no infusion of nicotine Type S share facility space designated structure destruction of cannabis goods public health and safety compliance with local jurisdiction cannabis adult-use products Licensees testing lab equity interest in a commercial cannabis business period of 120 days child-resistant packaging 2018 regulations Office of Environmental Health Hazard 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maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing member manager M-licensees sugar commercial kitchens meat and seafood, and other products Live Scans for each owner cannabis market local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations shared-use manufacturing facilities supplemental label aggregate interest of 20% or more Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates carbohydrates and fat per serving Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Operating Procedures security manufacturing cannabis products Bond and Insurance Information licensed cannabis cultivators Proposed Section 40133 allergen information emergency regulations CDTFA seller’s permit disclosure of all criminal convictions topicals medicinal and adult-use or both markets list of artificial food colorings Form # CDPH-9041 conducting quality assurance review exit packaging minimum standards for extraction processes cannabis 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Distributor transport comply with all packaging and labeling requirements delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 loan provided to a commercial cannabis business medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity disposal premises diagram persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Transition Period Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 volatile solvent final form Physical address licensing cannabis retailers unique ID/batch number paper inserted into the packaging Business Organizational recordkeeping primary panel requirements alcoholic beverages Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles waste disposal packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market licensing cannabis distributors licensing cannabis microbusinesses surety bond labels not be attractive The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) manufacturing practices Temporary License Application Moisture Content Testing testing laboratories California Department of Public Health scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises no added caffeine MCSB’s temporary license application security and cannabis waste disposal Personnel Requirements packaging shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit cannabis waste online licensing system CDPH-issued universal symbol Category I Residual Pesticides Testing testing methods 2018 revisions license review process persons 21 years of age or older Local Authorization Attachment local jurisdiction’s requirements cannabis event organizer license Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) transporting cannabis goods health claims certified by a California-licensed engineer shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Financial Interest 2018 compliance 2018 important information Temporary License Application Information amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods pre-made or purchased entry into the legal, regulated market Premises diagram Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH shipping manifest Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 licensed premises manned motor vehicle inventory and quality control commercial cannabis manufacturing edibles packaging opaque cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 2018 updates supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control no infusion of alcohol 2018 fines licensed physical location (premises) procedures for inventory control Identifying information Arranging for laboratory testing LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS mandated warning statements limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package good manufacturing practices public Licensee Lookup Tool secondary packaging 600 foot radius of a school state cannabis licensing regulatory framework health impacts of cannabis commercial cannabis products Seller’s permit number Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Foreign Material Testing CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL sales of cannabis goods evidence of rehabilitation ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis cartoons Retailer (nonstorefront) three cannabis licensing authorities Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacture cannabis products Bond in the amount of $5,000 secured area medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Proposition 65 dried flower Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 120 days cultivation inhalable cannabis financial interest holder Completed Temporary License Application Form motor carrier permit exception for testing 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